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Ben Lerner Wins The Believer Book Award

Poet and novelist Ben Lerner has won The Believer Book Award for his novel, Leaving the Atocha Station. Below, we’ve linked to free samples of all the books on the shortlist.

Check it out: “In Lerner’s hilarious and sensitive novel, Leaving the Atocha Station, a young poet named Adam Gordon plays a deeply identifiable (self-doubting, pretentious, plagued-by-his-moment-in-history) fool. Lerner’s three previous books of (marvellous) poetry were no doubt the training ground for his incredible sensitivity to the nuances of thought, for his beautiful and flawless sentences, and for his power to evoke scenes in the mind. The book is short, but so dense and full of life and feeling.”

Heather Christle won The Believer Poetry Award for her collection, The Trees The Trees.

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Heather Christle Reads You a Poem on the Phone

To promote her new book of poems, The Trees The Trees, Heather Christle will read poems to fans over the phone.

HTMLGIANT has the scoop: “Christle has secured a phone number that you can call her at, through which she will read to you a poem. This begins today and will continue through July 14th. The number is (413) 570-3077.”

What do you think about this intriguing idea? Christle will only read poems at select times the next few weeks. Below, we’ve included her schedule.

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