Poet Ben Lerner’s books are The Lichtenberg Figures and Angle of Yaw, both published by Copper Canyon Press. He is also the editor of To Cut Is to Heal: A Critical Companion to Michael S. Harper’s Debridement, published by paradigm press. A former Fulbright scholar in Spain, Lerner co-founded and co-edits No: a journal of the arts. He received his M.F.A. from Brown’s Graduate Program in Literary Arts in 2003. A Kansas native, he currently lives in Berkeley, California.