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Parneshia Jones with Traveling Molly's Reading Series

Parneshia Jones presents her poetry with Traveling Molly's Reading Series in Oak Park. ...

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Poetry & Pancake Reading Series

Parneshia Jones presents her poetry at the Poetry and Pancake Reading Series in Nashville. ...

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The Other Side of the Desk: On Interning

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June Events: Beat It, Apocalypse

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