RICHARD MICHELSON’s many books for children, teens and adults have been listed among the Ten Best of the Year by The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and The New Yorker. He has two Sydney Taylor Gold Medals from the Association of Jewish Libraries, and he is the recipient of the 2017 National Jewish Book Award. Michelson received a 2016 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship for his latest poetry collection. He is the host of Northampton Poetry Radio, served two terms as Poet Laureate in Northampton MA, and is the owner of R. Michelson Galleries. www.RichardMichelson.com.
3 Fun Facts
1. I own R. Michelson Galleries which represents many well know illustrators, including 2018 Hudson Book Fest participants Wendell Minor, Mark Teague, Mike Curato and Diane DeGroat.
2. In the last year I’ve gotten to travel to South Korea, Israel and Costa Rica to sign my books.
3. I’ve written books about Hebrew and Yiddish and don’t speak either.