Holly Heisey

Holly Heisey writes about things strange, beautiful, and queer.

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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 19, 2019 · 956 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 21 views

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Things get a little glitchy around black holes.

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Jul 11, 2018 · 737 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 160 views

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

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Sky and Dew

Jul 10, 2018 · 5,781 words (22 minutes) · 190 views

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


Jul 10, 2018 · 5,268 words (20 minutes) · 168 views

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Would you live a life as another species for love?

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

Mar 12, 2018 · 927 words (4 minutes) · 35 views

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"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."

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The Monastery of the Parallels

Mar 12, 2018 · 6,702 words (25 minutes) · 195 views

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Two lives. Two worlds. One person.

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The Most Absurd Dance at the End of the Worlds

Mar 12, 2018 · 3,210 words (12 minutes) · 186 views

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"It was the end of the worlds, and Mr. Jamison and I were arguing over peas."

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