Writer: Richard Michelson

Writer: Richard Michelson

P.O. Box 657
Amherst, MA 01004
Richard Michelson's prize-winning poetry has been praised by Elie Weisel and the Jerusalem Post as "accessible, honest, funny, and moving."

Michelson's children's books have received two National Jewish Book Award Finalist Medals, and two others are PJ Library selections. Too Young for Yiddish, was cited as "one of the top 25 Jewish children's books ever published." In 2009, "As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March Toward Freedom," was awarded the prestigious Sydney Taylor Award Gold Medal from the Association of Jewish Libraries, and A is for Abraham won the Silver Medal, the first time that one author has received their top two awards.

Michelson has lectured, and read from his works in and throughout the US. He has written for the NYTBR, Nextbook and JBooks. He is the Curator of Exhibitions at The National Yiddish Book Center and owns R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Contact person: Richard Michelson
Phone: 413-586-3964
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www.Richard Michelson.com
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