Holly Heisey

Holly Heisey writes about things strange, beautiful, and non-binary.

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Holly Heisey is an author, illustrator, and designer with a love of spaceships and a tendency to quote Monty Python. They've had stories in Escape Pod, Intergalactic Medicine Show, Clockwork Phoenix 5, and Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction, as well as translated into German and Estonian. Holly lives in Arizona with Larry and Moe, their two pet cacti, and they are currently writing a non-binary space opera epic.

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What We Found at the Edge of a Black Hole

Feb 11, 2019 · 956 words (4 minutes)

Humor Science Fiction Strange

Things get a little glitchy around black holes.

gray planet with black background

Jul 11, 2018 · 737 words (3 minutes) · 1 like

Science Fiction

"The bar is full of violet smoke which shakes to the green of rave light."

black and pink skull print textile
Sky and Dew

Jul 10, 2018 · 5,781 words (22 minutes)

Fantasy Literary Fiction Love Strange

In the Hallows, words are magic, and words can kill.


Jul 10, 2018 · 5,268 words (20 minutes)

Science Fiction

Would you live a life as another species for love?

Aplanetary promo
Contents of Care Package to Etsath-tachri, Formerly Ryan Andrew Curran (Human English Translated to Sedrayin)

Mar 12, 2018 · 927 words (4 minutes)

Science Fiction

"We are sorry for the lack of symmetry, the cloth mammal was obviously damaged and repaired at some point. We were told not to modify it."

brown teddy bear on green grass
The Monastery of the Parallels

Mar 12, 2018 · 6,702 words (25 minutes)


Two lives. Two worlds. One person.

white concrete building