Jennifer Clement is the President Emerita of PEN International and the only woman to be elected since the organisation was founded in 1921. She is the author of multiple books, including Widow Basquiat and Gun Love. Her books have been translated into more than forty languages around the world. Clement is also the
recipient of many awards including the Sara Curry Humanitarian Award, the Grand Prix des Lectrices Lycéennes de Elle in France, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA Fellowship, and her books have twice been a New York Times Editor’s Choice.
How Jean-Michel Basquiat met his muse. A short extract from the audiobook of Widow Basquiat by Jennifer Clement, narrated by Noma Dumezweni.