About

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Holly Heisey is an author, illustrator, and designer with a love of spaceships and a tendency to quote Monty Python. Their short fiction has appeared in Intergalactic Medicine Show, Escape Pod, and Diabolical Plots, as well as the World Fantasy Award Finalist for Best Anthology Clockwork Phoenix 5, and Lambda Award Winning Transcendent 2: The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction. As an award-winning illustrator and designer, Holly has worked in publishing, album art, and film, and their clients include The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Factor Four Magazine, SciFutures, Evolved Publishing, Phoenix Pick/Arc Manor, and New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors.

Holly lives in Arizona with their Boston/Beagle mix, Sammy (who is the cutest ever), and their pet cactus, Larry (who doesn't bite). Most days you can find them with digital pen in hand, crafting imaginary worlds.

Holly is non-binary gender and uses they/them/their pronouns, Mx., and "person."

Contact Holly at hollycheisey@gmail.com or use their contact form here.


Interviews and Guest Posts

How to Describe Your World to an Artist article on The Fictorians.

The Grim Tidings Podcast interview on writing, Wattpad, and cover design.