Holly Lyn Walrath

Holly Lyn Walrath writes weird stories and poetry, as well as writing- and creativity-related essays.

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Holly Lyn Walrath is a writer of poetry and short fiction. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, Daily Science Fiction, Apex Book Company, Mithila Review, Flame Tree Publishing, Litro, Liminality, Crab Fat Magazine, and elsewhere. Her chapbook of words and images, Glimmerglass Girl, will be published by Finishing Line Press in 2018. She holds a B.A. in English from The University of Texas and a Master’s in Creative Writing from the University of Denver. She is a freelance editor and host of The Weird Circular, an e-newsletter for writers containing submission calls and writing prompts.

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Glimmerglass Girl

By Holly Lyn Walrath

Glimmerglass Girl is a collection of poetry and images about womanhood and femininity. This debut collection from author Holly Lyn Walrath explores life, love, marriage, abuse, self-harm, the body, death, and alcoholism through the lens of a woman's heart. It takes readers through a speculative and fantastical world of fairy tales and unicorns where femininity is as powerful and delicate as a glass-winged butterfly.

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Mermaid Hunt

By Holly Lyn Walrath

Captain Marda is hunting Mermaids, or are they hunting her? A watery adventure in the deep seas of a world where women rule. Featuring an exclusive essay on writing flash fiction.

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The Joy of Baking

By Holly Lyn Walrath

In the world between worlds, two caretakers of the dead help an alcoholic soul find peace through the universal healer--cake. Now featuring an exclusive essay about the writing of the story.

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