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Ellen Bryant Voigt and Ben Lerner Awarded MacArthur Fellowships September 29, 2015: We learned this morning that among the twenty-four recipients of this year’s MacArthur “Genius Grants” were two poets: Ellen Bryant Voigt and Ben Lerner. The New York Times reports: [...] by

Ben Lerner Considers the Poem That Never Appears June 15, 2015: From Ben Lerner’s “Diary,” now up (gratis!) at the London Review of Books: “The fatal problem with poetry: poems. This helps explain why poets themselves celebrate poets who [...] by

Funny Like a Clown: Elaine Blair Articulates the Finer Points of Comedy in Ben Lerner’s 10:04 February 11, 2015: Don’t be fooled by the title of Elaine Blair’s 10:04 review–“So This is How It Works”–she quite skillfully pinpoints “a particular kind of contemporary [...] by

New York Times Reviewers Weigh the Best Reads of 2014 December 22, 2014: –which includes books of poetry, obviously. Let’s check out Dwight Garner’s “best of” list which features Erin Belieu’s newest book of poetry, Slant Six, and [...] by

At Aperture: Poets on Photographs December 11, 2014: The Paris Review Daily points us to Aperture magazine’s winter issue, which features four poets discussing their favorite photographs in a piece called “Collectors: The Poets.” The piece [...] by

What Ben Lerner’s Reading, Courtesy of The Millions December 9, 2014: Get ready to start the new year off right! At The Millions, begin pulling together your reading list with a few recommendations from Ben Lerner. From where I’m sitting I can see the galleys of [...] by

At The Believer: Tao Lin Chats with Ben Lerner September 5, 2014: It’s true! The new online issue of The Believer features a lovely conversation between poet and novelist, Tao Lin, AND poet and novelist, and author of the new already-bestselling fiction title [...] by

‘A Near-Perfect Piece of Literature:’ Maggie Nelson Reviews Ben Lerner at Los Angeles Review of Books September 3, 2014: Los Angeles Review of Books presents two writers who work across the boundaries of poetry, prose, and scholarship: Maggie Nelson and her fabulous review of Ben Lerner’s new book: 10:04. BUT OF [...] by

Ben Lerner’s Favorite New Directions Books August 29, 2014: You know you’ve made it when…The New Directions blog gets an annotated look at Ben Lerner’s bedside table! Sorry, nightstand! The favorites are: “My sense of the possibilities [...] by

Ben Lerner & Joan of Arc at the Metropolitan Museum of Art August 25, 2014: Poet and now-novelist Ben Lerner meets The New York Times at the Met! Parul Sehgal talks to Lerner about his forthcoming novel, 10:04, to be published on Sept. 2 by Faber & Faber, in front of [...] by