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Richard Michelson

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; and among the best Dozen of the Decade by Amazon. He has been a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Award (3X), the National Jewish Book Award (3X), the Harlem Book Fest Award, and he is the only author ever awarded both the Sydney Taylor Gold and Silver Medals in a single year from the Association of Jewish Librarians. Michelson hosts Northampton Poetry Radio, and just completed his 2nd term as Poet Laureate of Northampton, MA. Michelson’s latest poetry collection, More Money than God, was published in 2015 by the University of Pittsburgh Press, He is a 2016 recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship.