‘I had the nerve to like my hair just the way it was’—Listen to Zinzi Clemmons read from her debut novel What We Lose

Exclusive to The JRB, listen to a recording of Zinzi Clemmons reading from her debut novel, What We Lose.

What We Lose
Zinzi Clemmons
Jonathan Ball Publishers, 2017

Clemmons was in South Africa recently on a book tour, and sat down with The JRB Editor Jennifer Malec to talk about South Africa, experimental fiction and Black and Coloured identity.

Clemmons also spoke about Junot Díaz and literature’s latest #MeToo moment. Read that interview excerpt here.

Listen to Zinzi Clemmons reading a passage from What We Lose:

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