Jenny Rae Rappaport

Jenny Rae Rappaport writes both science fiction and fantasy stories, occasionally with a dash of romance.

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Jenny Rae Rappaport has been published in Lightspeed Magazine, Escape Pod, and Daily Science Fiction, among other magazines. She is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing workshop, and holds a BA in Creative Writing from Carnegie Mellon University. In the past, she has worked as a literary agent, a marine sciences field guide, and spent a semester observing monkeys as an intern with the Pittsburgh Zoo. She enjoys baking and photography, among other hobbies. Jenny lives in New Jersey with her family, where she divides her time between writing and herding small children. She can be found online at and on Twitter at @jennyrae.

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Dear Penelope

Published Mar 15, 2020 · 769 words (3 minutes) · 184 views

Science Fiction Romance epistolary emails

Starfish, a spaceship journey, and e-mails.


Visit to Basel Zoo