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Rion Amilcar Scott

Rion Amilcar Scott

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Artist Work

Numbers
2017
Creative Non-Fiction/Fiction

Artist Information

County
Anne Arundel County
Artistic Category

Literary Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
2019

Artist Bio

Rion Amilcar Scott is the author of the story collection, The World Doesn't Require You
(Norton/Liveright, August 2019). His debut story collection, Insurrections (University Press of
Kentucky, 2016), was awarded the 2017 PEN/Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction and the 2017
Hillsdale Award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers. His work has been published in
journals such as The Kenyon Review, Crab Orchard Review, and The Rumpus, among others.
He lives in Annapolis, MD with his wife and two sons.