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Ben Lerner

American writer and poet

1979   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Brown University
occupation: poet, essayist, writer, university teacher, novelist
award received: MacArthur Fellows Program, Preis der Stadt Münster für Europäische Poesie, Fulbright Scholarship

Benjamin S. Lerner (born February 4, 1979) is an American poet, novelist, essayist, and critic. He has been a Fulbright Scholar, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, a finalist for the National Book Award, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Howard Foundation Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow, and a MacArthur Fellow, among other honors. In 2011 he won the "Preis der Stadt Münster für internationale Poesie", the first American to receive the honor. Lerner teaches at Brooklyn College, where he was named a Distinguished Professor of English in 2016.
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Works

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Leaving the Atocha Station

book by Ben Lerner

author: Ben Lerner

2011

Angle of Yaw

book by Ben Lerner

author: Ben Lerner

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novel by Ben Lerner

author: Ben Lerner

2014

The Topeka School

2019 novel by Ben Lerner

author: Ben Lerner

2019

The Hatred of Poetry

author: Ben Lerner

Leaving the Atocha station

author: Ben Lerner

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