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Ben Lerner

BEN LERNER was born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1979. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed novels Leaving the Atocha Station and 10:04 , three books of poetry ( The Lichtenberg Figures , Angle of Yaw , and Mean Free Path ), and the monograph The Hatred of Poetry , as well as several collaborations with artists. Lerner has been a finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry and has received fellowships from the Fulbright, Guggenheim, and MacArthur Foundations, among many other honors....See more