Ben Lerner

Writer

Ben Lerner is the author of three books of poetry: The Lichtenberg Figures (2004), Angle of Yaw (2006) and Mean Free Path (2010). In 2011 he became the first American to win the Preis der Stadt Münster für Internationale Poesie, awarded for the German translation of The Lichtenberg Figures, and in the same year his first novel, Leaving the Atocha Station, won the Believer Book Award. His recent essays and criticism can be found in Art in America, boundary 2, Frieze, Harper’s and the Los Angeles Review of Books. His second novel is 10:04 (Faber). (November 2013)