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Ben Lerner


USA flag (b.1979)

Born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1979, Ben Lerner is the author of three books of poetry The Lichtenberg Figures, Angle of Yaw, and Mean Free Path. He has been a finalist for the National Book Award and the Northern California Book Award, a Fulbright Scholar in Spain, and the recipient of a 2010-2011 Howard Foundation Fellowship. In 2011 he became the first American to win the Preis der Stadt Münster für Internationale Poesie. Leaving the Atocha Station is his first novel.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Novels
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Collections
   The Lichtenberg Figures (poems) (2004)
   Angle of Yaw (poems) (2006)
   Mean Free Path (poems) (2010)
   No Art (poems) (2016)
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Non fiction
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Awards
Rathbone Folio Prize Best Book nominee (2015) : 10:04