Kestnbaum Writer-in-Residence Reading by Ben Lerner

May 4, 2022 6:00PM
Midway Studios, Great Hall (attached to Taft House and next to the Gray Center)
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Ben Lerner is the author of seven books of poetry and prose as well as several collaborations with visual artists, including Gold Custody (with Barbara Bloom), recently published by Mack. His most recent novel, The Topeka School, won the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He has received fellowships from the Fulbright, Guggenheim, and MacArthur Foundations, among other honors, and is a Distinguished Professor of English at Brooklyn College.