Author

Richard Michelson

Biography

Richard Michelson’s twenty three 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.com. He received the 2018 National Jewish Book Award and the Sydney Taylor Gold Medal for his latest book, The Language of Angels. His previous book Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy received a Junior Library Guild Gold medal and was chosen to represent the state of Massachusetts at the 2018 National Book Festival. Michelson is a 2016 recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship and served two terms as Poet Laureate of Northampton, MA. He is the owner of R. Michelson Galleries www.RMichelson.com which represents many prominent children’s book illustrators.

Most Popular Richard Michelson Books

Martin Luther King, Jr. · African Americans · activism
As Good As Anybody
friendship
Across The Alley
languages · history
The Language of Angels

All Richard Michelson Books

Collaborators

Mary Azarian
Eric Velasquez
Neil Waldman
Doris Ettlinger
Zachary Pullen
Raul Colon
E.B. Lewis
Ron Mazellan
Edel Rodriguez
Karla Gudeon

Personal Info

Books Stats

10Authored

Most Recent Book

languages · history
The Language of Angels

Highest Rated Book

friendship
Across The Alley

Official Website

http://www.richardmichelson.com/