Zinzi Clemmons was raised in Philadelphia by a South African mother and an American father. Co-founder of the literary journal Apogee, she currently serves as Associate Editor at the Believer and as Contributing Editor to Literary Hub. Her debut novel, What We Lose (Viking 2017) is a finalist for the Carnegie Medal, the Aspen Words Literary Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Leonard Prize. She is a 2017 National Book Award 5 Under 35 Honoree. She is the Spring 2018 Visiting Writer at Pitzer College.
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