RS Benedict

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RS Benedict has an MA in linguistics and has done precisely nothing with it. She taught ESL in China for a few years before returning to New York to become a bureaucrat. List most Millennials, she has a podcast. It's called Rite Gud, and it's hosted at

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The Fairy Egg

Published Feb 18, 2021 · 11,640 words (43 minutes) · 1 like · 750 views

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A modern retelling of the story of Bridget Cleary.


Lovely eggs.


Fiction Series: Complete 5 Chapters

All of Me

Updated Jan 19, 2021 · 17,986 words (66 minutes) · 420 views

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A novella about a woman who can't stop falling apart.


Starfish in Arctic Sea in Tromso, Norway



Clara Vox

Published Aug 23, 2020 · 3,619 words (14 minutes) · 537 views

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A dark comedy about suicide, elocution, and unwanted gifts from God.


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Featured July 30, 2020




Published Jul 26, 2020 · 4,619 words (17 minutes) · 9 likes · 989 views

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Mara has no past, no social security number, and no birth certificate. The doctors call it trauma. Mara calls it time travel.

Author RS Benedict’s work has appeared in F&SF, The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, and Broad Knowledge: 35 Women Up To No Good. She holds an MA in linguistics, and taught ESL in China for several years before returning to New York.


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