A wildly impressive and ambitious collection of stories, Rion Amilcar Scott’sInsurrections affirms that it can be the smallest human choices—of tenderness, kindness, and cruelty, that make our people, and our world, what it is.
— Lisa Williams, Associate Professor of English at Centre College and author of Gazelle in the House

Scott is a deeply talented writer who has managed that most precarious of fusions while dealing with important subject matter: a recognition of life’s complexity combined with writing that sings.
— Courtney Brkic, author of The First Rule of Swimming