Donnelly College is proud to present Ben Lerner, American poet, novelist, essayist, and critic on Friday, April 27 at 1 p.m. in the Donnelly College Event Center.
Lerner was born in Topeka, Kansas, and attended Topeka High School before attending Brown University. He has received fellowships from the Fulbright, Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations, among other honors. He is the author of three books of poetry, ("The Lichtenberg Figures," "Angle of Yaw," and "Mean Free Path,") two novels, ("Leaving the Atocha Station" and "10:04"), and several collaborations with artists (including "Blossom," with Thomas Demand.) His most recent book is the monograph, "The Hatred of Poetry."
Currently, he serves as Distinguished Professor of English at Brooklyn College.
This event is free and open to the public.