49 - Rion Amilcar Scott discusses Insurrections


Rion Amilcar Scott (@reeamilcarscott), author of the award-winning collection Insurrections joins me to discuss his book, the aesthetic of speculative fiction, and the boundaries between the real and the fantastic.  Also Charles Payseur (@clowderoftwo) recommends short stories with whales.  

Story recommendations from Charles Payseur (transcript of Charles' reviews)

“An Account of the Sky Whales” by A Que, translated by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld June 2017)

“We Who Live in the Heart” by Kelly Robson (Clarkesworld May 2017)

“The Beachings” by JY Yang (Sockdolager Fall 2016)

“Whale-Oil” by Sylvia V. Linsteadt (BCS April 2016)

“Whaling With Clowns” by Chris Kuriata (Unlikely Coulrophobia Remix 2017)

“A Brief History of Whaling with Remarks Upon Ancient Practices” by Nicasio Andres Reed (QDSFLightspeed June 2015)

Two stories from Insurrections

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