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Ben Lerner

Ben Lerner is a poet, novelist and critic. He is the author of the novels 10:04 and Leaving the Atocha Station, and three books of poetry, The Lichtenberg Figures, Angle of Yaw, and Mean Free Path. He has been a finalist for the National Book Award in poetry, a Fulbright Scholar in Spain, and a Howard Foundation Fellow. In 2011 he became the first American to win the Preis der Stadt Münster für Internationale Poesie.