Ben Lerner’s most recent book of poems is Mean Free Path (Copper Canyon, 2010). His first novel, Leaving the Atocha Station, is forthcoming from Coffee House Press. In 2011 Lerner became the first American to win the Preis der Stadt Münster für internationale Poesie. He teaches in the writing program at Brooklyn College. You can hear several recent recordings on Lerner’s PennSound author page.