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The Best of Just Press Play

To finish out our playlist series, we leave you with “The Best of Just Press Play”: a compilation of our authors’ favorite tracks to comfort you this summer. More

Chigozie Obioma

Just Press Play with Chigozie Obioma

Booker Prize Finalist Chigozie Obioma shares a playlist of songs that he writes to, is inspired by his travels, and offers moments of reflection. More

Bela Shayevich

Just Press Play with Bela Shayevich

Visual artist and writer Bela Shayevich, best known for translating Svetlana Alexievich’s Secondhand Time, provides a darkwave playlist with happy vibes. More

Roya Marsh

Just Press Play with Roya Marsh

Poet, performer, educator, and activist Roya Marsh, author of a new poetry collection, dayliGht, curates a playlist that allows her—and hopefully, you, too—to feel all kinds of things. More

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