Morning Bites: Deesha Philyaw Interviewed, Akwaeke Emezi’s Art, Matthew Specktor on Films, and More

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At Ploughshares, an interview with Deesha Philyaw.

CLMP has some February book recommendations.

In sad musical news, Trugoy the Dove of De La Soul has died.

At Rain Taxi, Madison Smartt Bell and Jane Deleury in conversation.

There’s a new Instagram dedicated to Akwaeke Emezi’s visual art.

Bandcamp Daily pondered Black Belt Eagle Scout’s new album.

Aquarium Drunkard talked movies with Matthew Specktor.

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