Our next Letter in the Mail comes from award-winning author Rion Amilcar Scott! Rion writes to us as he sits near the Chesapeake Bay, and contemplates living with anxiety and depression as he watches the waves move across the water.
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Rion Amilcar Scott is the author of the story collection, The World Doesn’t Require You (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.
Photograph of Rion Amilcar Scott by Rebecca Aranda.