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Two Dollar Radio Headquarters

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1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
http://twodollarradiohq.com

Independent Bookstore // Bar // Vegan Café // Event Space

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March 2018

The Spring Forward at Two Dollar Radio

March 8, 2018 6:00 pm @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Bloom where you are planted.The time has come to look forward to Spring weather,more sunshine and a strong real estate market. Come celebrate the upcoming Spring market with Kareem Jackson Real Estate Professional and friends. Mingle, drink, eat and grab a book from Two Dollars Radio Headquarters store. Click ticket link above for ONE FREE DRIINK during the night of the event. 10% off books for all attendees that night.15% off coupon from Artisan Deluxe The Spring Forward. At Two…

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Unicorn-Level Comedy Hour(ish)

March 22, 2018 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join us at the HQ for the March installment of Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish) hosted by Matt Kopache!! Featuring: Natalie Cuevas Sean Somerville Travis Irvine Headlining set by: Keith Bergman (Toledo) Keith Bergman has been swilling coffee and driving around the country telling stories for six years. Before that, he spent a long time playing drums in rock and roll bands. He hasn't bought any new clothes since then. His comedy veers from smart, sardonic observations to ridiculous personal tales of…

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Unicorn-Level Comedy Hour(ish)

March 22, 2018 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join us at the HQ for the March installment of Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish) hosted by Matt Kopache!! Featuring: Natalie Cuevas Sean Somerville Travis Irvine Headlining set by: Keith Bergman (Toledo) Keith Bergman has been swilling coffee and driving around the country telling stories for six years. Before that, he spent a long time playing drums in rock and roll bands. He hasn't bought any new clothes since then. His comedy veers from smart, sardonic observations to ridiculous personal tales of…

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April 2018

Rock And Roll Book Club Live

April 10, 2018 7:00 pm @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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We are thrilled to announce the third public taping of our podcast! We'll be discussing David Bowie: A Life by Dylan Jones. It's free to attend! - All Ages

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Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish)

April 26, 2018 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join us at the HQ for the April installment of Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish) hosted by the one-and-only Matt Kopache! Features: Walta Yoseph Chris Fenner Evelyn Troutman Headliner: Erik Tait Erik Tait has won awards for both standup comedy and magic throughout North America. He graduated with honors from the prestigious Humber College Comedy Writing and Performance program, which means Erik can academically prove why he is hilarious. Beyond that, Erik is the only magician in the world with a degree…

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Unicorn Level Comedy Hour(ish)

April 26, 2018 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join us at the HQ for the April installment of Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish) hosted by the one-and-only Matt Kopache! Features: Walta Yoseph Chris Fenner Evelyn Troutman Headliner: Erik Tait Erik Tait has won awards for both standup comedy and magic throughout North America. He graduated with honors from the prestigious Humber College Comedy Writing and Performance program, which means Erik can academically prove why he is hilarious. Beyond that, Erik is the only magician in the world with a degree…

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June 2018

A Year in the Wilderness

June 2, 2018 8:00 pm @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join authors and National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Amy and Dave Freeman for an evening to remember at Two Dollar Radio Headquarters (1124 Parsons Ave , Columbus, Ohio 43206) when they stop during Pedal to DC, their 1,750 mile book tour by bicycle from Ely, Minnesota to Washington, D.C. They are sharing their new book, A Year in the Wilderness: Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters (Milkweed Editions), and continuing their efforts to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area…

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JD Wilkes Author Performance

June 14, 2018 6:00 pm @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join us at the HQ as we host a special appearance by JD Wilkes, a visual artist, musician, author, filmmaker, and Kentucky Colonel! He is the author of Two Dollar Radio book THE VINE THAT ATE THE SOUTH (2017) and an avid purveyor of traditional American music and an accomplished musician. FREE | 6pm

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Douglas Quartet on Tour

June 14, 2018 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Chamber Brews presents: The Douglas Quartet! 4 amazing cello ladies are coming together for one-night only in Columbus! Featuring works written for cello quartet, as well as delightfully campy arrangements, come for the music and stay for the delicious brews on tap at Two Dollar Radio Headquarters. Doors at 7; Music at 7:30! FEATURING: Lillian Pettitt Molly Rife Sarah Hansen Elisabeth Jeremica

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Seventh Draft Open Mic And Poetry Slam

June 16, 2018 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join us every third Saturday for SEVENTH DRAFT POETRY SLAM AND OPEN MIC! On June 16th, we will be back at Two Dollar Radio HQ. There will be a $100 cash prize for our slam winner. Entry for listeners is free with a $5 dollar donation encouraged! Artist entry into the slam is $10. Doors open at 7:30PM Show starts at 8PM

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Sketch-&-Sip with local artist Charisse Harris

June 20, 2018 6:30 pm @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Come meet up with local artist Charisse Harris to sketch and chill at Two Dollar Radio HQ! Free event. No drawing skill is needed. Bring a friend and whatever materials you like to draw with. Drawing props and prompts will be provided. Be sure to try inventive vegan food & delicious drinks from Two Dollar Radio's menu! STREET PARKING: There is public street parking on Parsons, right in front of HQ, and on the surrounding streets. BIKE PARKING: There is…

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Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish)- Cincinnati Take Over!

June 28, 2018 8:00 pm @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Hosted by Matt Kopache, Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish) is a monthly showcase featuring the hottest comedians on the circuit. This month Matt brings some of Cincinnati's funniest comedians to meet the Unicorn and make you laugh your butts off. Featuring: Wayne Memmott Anna Mazza Billy DeVore IV Jon Holmes. Can't wait to party with you! ~~~~ $5 suggested donation

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July 2018

Yes We Can Coffee Shop Hours

July 1, 2018 11:00 am @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Curious about what Yes We Can is all about? Miss hanging out with us? Come join us for coffee shop hours! We'll be there to talk about anything and everything Columbus. Look for the Yes We Can sign on our table!

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August 2018

READING: Alice Bolin, Chelsea Hodson, Elissa Washuta, presented by VIDA

August 16, 2018 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Critically-acclaimed essayists Alice Bolin, Chelsea Hodson, and Elissa Washuta will present a reading from their work at Two Dollar Radio HQ. This event is presented by VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. Alice Bolin is the author of Dead Girls (Morrow/HarperCollins), a collection of essays about crime, gender, and the American West. Her criticism and personal essays have appeared in publications including Elle, Salon, Racked, The Awl, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Paris Review online, and The New Yorker's…

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September 2018

Two Dollar Radio HQ First Birthday Bash

September 29, 2018 10:00 am @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Two Dollar Radio HQ

Join us in celebrating the first anniversary of Two Dollar Radio Headquarters! We'll have discounts on books, food and drink specials, *guest* booksellers, and readings from Hanif Abdurraqib and Rachel Wiley. We hope you'll join us.

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November 2018

World of Birds Screening – “Worms” and other films

November 3, 2018 8:00 pm @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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We will be screening our new short film "Worms" along with some other shorts, animations, and music videos. Free admission Food and Beverages will be for sale provided by Two Dollar Radio HQ! Address: 1124 Parsons Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43206 Doors: 8pm Films: 9pm-10pm

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Election Night Viewing Party

November 6, 2018 7:00 pm @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Watch the election results with friends and community on our Venti projection screen! We'll have an extra extra EXTRA special late night food menu and drink specials — $3 drafts with an "I {Ohio} voting" sticker — stress-coloring activities, and more. Since it's a Tuesday you can snag 10% off all books as well.

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Paging Columbus: Magic

November 8, 2018 7:00 pm @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Incantation, transformation, revelation... Our last event of this year offers spells and sparks, wonder and wildness. At Paging Columbus: Magic, we are thrilled to host four truly magical writers/artists: Eloisa Amezcua, Carmen Winant, Heather Christle, and Matt Hart. Come on out Thursday, November 8, from 7-9 PM to Two Dollar Radio HQ. Ready yourself for utter enchantment. Image credit: Jon Klassen and Joe Schmidt (via @jonklassen on Instagram)

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Ghostographs Book Launch Party and Reading

November 10, 2018 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Come celebrate the release of Ghostographs: An Album, a collection of interconnected flash fiction stories paired with vintage photographs, by local author Maria Romasco Moore! Featuring food, drinks, a photobooth, and short readings from the book and from poet/author Jenn Marie Nunes. More info and pre-order available here: https://rosemetalpress.com/books/ghostographs/ Food and drink menu here: https://twodollarradiohq.com/cafe/ * "Each of these stories is its own ghost: startling, uncanny, gone. Each one rattles its chains, smiles its terrible smile, gestures toward the others.…

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Cbus Libraries Booksgiving

November 13, 2018 5:30 pm @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join Cbus Libraries for an evening of fun as we celebrate our second Booksgiving at Two Dollar Radio Headquarters! Bring your favorite children's book to share and donate; enjoy Two Dollar's generous selection of beer, wine & spirits; and enter to win several incredible prizes. Author and Daydreamers Press Founder Dr. Carlotta Penn will speak on the importance of diversity in children's books. Her book, Dream a Rainbow, will be available for purchase and personalization. Details • FREE! • Open…

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February 2019

The Spotlight Featuring South High Students & Poet Scott Woods

February 5, 2019 7:00 pm @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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How can you support your neighborhood schools in 2019? Join Southside STAY at Two Dollar Radio HQ for a special evening featuring author and poet Scott Woods and students from South High School sharing their inspiring work. A percentage of food and drink sales that evening will be donated to Southside STAY to support South High School. We will also receive item donations for South's Student Success Store (see list below), which provides students at South a free, anonymous place…

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May 2019

PAMA Spotlight

May 4, 2019 3:00 pm @ 3:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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PAMA Spotlight, happening at Two Dollar Radio, 1124 Parsons Avenue, on Saturday, May 4th at 3 pm. Hear from Entrepreneurs: -Ismail Alshahal, A & R Creatives, The Crest, Alchemy, and more restaurants -Zari Carmona, JPS Printing -Paul Johnson, Marion Franklin High School -Bill LaFayette, Regionomics (10 minutes, discussing Regionomics plus explaining the positive impact on South Columbus of buying from local businesses) -Noah Mabry, Foreground Studio -M’Lou MacKay, Strut the Salon -Jeff May, BOBB Chevrolet and several other businesses -Rachel…

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Joe Sacksteder and Michael Nye Reading

May 29, 2019 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Joe Sacksteder will read stories from his debut collection, "Make/Shift," winner of the 2017 Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature from Sarabande Books. The stories in this collection showcase a range of tones and techniques, from psychological narratives to highly experimental literary puzzles. His writing has appeared in Salt Hill, Ninth Letter, Denver Quarterly, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. He is the Managing Editor of Quarterly West and Director of Creative Writing at Interlochen Center for the Arts. Michael Nye is…

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August 2019

Author Reading: Kristen Arnett, Tommy Pico, and Elissa Washuta

August 15, 2019 7:00 pm @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join us for a reading from Kristen Arnett, Tommy Pico, and Elissa Washuta, three writers born under the best and most boundless sign in the zodiac: Sagittarius. Kristen Arnett is a queer fiction and essay writer. She won the 2017 Coil Book Award for her debut short fiction collection, Felt in the Jaw, and was awarded Ninth's Letter's 2015 Literary Award in Fiction. She's a columnisst for Literary Hub and her work has either appeared or upcoming at North American…

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November 2019

Columbus Freedom Coalition Public Organizing Meeting

November 3, 2019 6:00 pm @ 6:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Columbus Freedom Coalition Public Organizing Meeting

Join the Columbus Freedom Coalition at our public organizing meeting on Sunday, November 3rd at 6:00 pm. We will be discussing our goals and path moving forward. This meeting is open for the community to get involved with fighting against state-sanctioned violence. Access: Two Dollar Radio Headquarters is wheelchair accessible. This is a low-scent event, so we are asking that folks refrain from wearing perfumes and scented lotions/oils/sprays/etc. Accessible by COTA Routes 4 and 8.

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Cbus Libraries Booksgiving 2019

November 12, 2019 5:30 pm @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Give the gift of lifelong learning through children's lit while enjoying a night at Two Dollar Radio! Join Cbus Libraries for an evening of fun and support Columbus Early Learning Centers! Bring your favorite children's picture book to share and donate; enjoy Two Dollar's generous selection of beer, wine & spirits; and enter to win several incredible prizes. Meet writer, director and comic book artist, Rafael Rosado! Rafael has worked with Warner Brothers, The Walt Disney Company, Universal, Cartoon Network…

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December 2019

Unicorn Comedy Holiday Extravaganza

December 27, 2019 7:00 pm @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Unicorn Comedy Holiday Extravaganza Join us at the HQ for this extra special December installment of Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish), hosted by Matt Kopache! Two Dollar Radio Headquarters 1124 Parsons Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43206

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February 2020

Paging Columbus: Love Letters

February 13 @ 7:30 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Eros, you arrow-slinger, we are calling you up. Love & be loved at our special February event—Paging Columbus: Love Letters. Come play cupid with us and show your affection for these SEVEN knock-out writers: Will Evans, Khaty Xiong, Rose Smith, Lesley Jenike, Dionne Custer Edwards, Kathy Fagan, and our very own Hannah Stephenson. Joy Sullivan will also be there typing lovable poems before and after the event (old-school typewriter style). We’ll see all you valentines there: February 13, Two Dollar…

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Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish)

February 27 @ 8:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Hosted by Matt Kopache, Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish) is a monthly showcase featuring the best comics on the scene! Featuring: Logan Stake Shaena Rabbani Kyle Doughty Headliner: Bianca Moore FREE | $5 suggested donation for the talent

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March 2020

Porsha Olayiwola, Eloisa Amezcua & Barbara Fant

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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Join us for a very special evening with writer and poet Porsha Olayiwola, Eloisa Amezcua, and Barbara Fant! PORSHA OLAYIWOLA is a native of Chicago who now resides in Boston. Olayiwola is a writer, performer, educator and curator who uses afro-futurism and surrealism to examine historical and current issues in the Black, woman, and queer diasporas. She is an Individual World Poetry Slam Champion and the artistic director at MassLEAP, a literary youth organization. Porsha Olayiwola is the author of…

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Namwali Serpell in conversation with Saeed Jones

March 21 @ 6:00 pm
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters, 1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus,OH43206United States
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While in Columbus to present Speculative Africa—the film series that she’s curated for the Wex—celebrated author Namwali Serpell joins poet and Columbus advocate Saeed Jones at Two Dollar Radio HQ for a lively, wide-ranging conversation about their remarkable books and numerous other topics. More about the speakers Namwali Serpell is a Zambian writer who teaches at the University of California, Berkeley. Her first novel, The Old Drift (Hogarth, 2019), was featured in best-of-the-year lists by the New York Times Book…

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