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Vali Benson

About The Author

Vali grew up in the Midwest. She now lives in Tucson with her husband, two sons and grandchildren.


After graduating from the University of Illinois, Vali started and sold two successful businesses before she decided to pursue her real passion of writing. She published several articles in a variety of periodicals, including History Magazine before she decided to try her hand at fiction.


In April of 2020, Vali published her first novel, "Blood and Silver". That same month, she was also made a member of the Western Writers of America.

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Short Stories by the Author

Queen of the Seep Ditch

Queen of the Seep Ditch

Waking up at Granny's house, I hurry into the antiquated kitchen for a breakfast of
thick-slab bacon and a Dr. Pepper. Our first job today is making noodles, squishing
and blending the flour and egg yolks with gooey fingers, before rolling them out,
paper-thin, to dry.

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Books by the Author

Blood and Silver
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