Jennifer Clement

Jennifer Clement

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Jennifer Clement is a poet, biographer and novelist. She is also the author of the novels A True Story Based on Lies, Prayers for the Stolen and The Poison that Fascinates. She was part of the NYC art scene during the early eighties but she now lives in Mexico City. She was recently the recipient of the Systema Nacional de Credadores. She is also co-founder and director of the San Miguel Poetry Week.



He smells of leather, oil paint, tobacco, marijuana and the faint metallic smell of cocaine. He wears handmade wool sweaters and long Mexican ponchos. He never walks in a straight line. He zigzags wherever he is going

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Jennifer Clement