taking inventory

Stephanie Holden (she/they) is a Halloween-loving queer living in New Orleans, Louisiana. She writes about love, trauma, gore, and the self. Her interests are fantasy books, body modification, and the South. Find her work at or forthcoming in Martello Journal, Cloves, Soft Star Magazine, Karma Comes Before, Diet Water, The B’K, Hearth & Coffin, Bullshit Lit, Colossus, The Journal of the Wooden O, The Kennesaw Tower, and BEST SERVED COLD, or her narcissistic tweets at @smhxlden.