4 2024

Ben Lerner in Conversation with Brett Kaplan

5:30AM - 7:00AM  

Please join us on April 4th at 5:30pm in 210 Levis for a conversation/reading with Ben Lerner. This is part of the Greenfield Lynch series organized by the Program in Jewish Culture & Society, The Department of English, and the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, Memory Studies. We are incredibly grateful to Deborah Lynch for this exciting lecture series which has brought Nicole Krauss, Sarah Phillips Casteel, Steven Zipperstein, James Friedman, and others to campus.

Ben Lerner is the author of eight books of poetry and prose as well as several collaborations with visual artists. His new book of poetry, The Lights, was just published by FSG, and 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.