NEWS: Richard Michelson Named 6th Poet Laureate of Northampton

Photo by Michael S. Gordon / The Republican

Congratulations to poet, author, gallery owner, and PACYA advisory board member Richard Michelson on being named the 6th Poet Laureate of Northampton, Massachusetts, USA — considered by many to be a mecca for poets and children’s authors and illustrators. Richard’s term will run from 2012 to 2014. His predecessor in the role is Lesléa Newman, also a PACYA member. Click here for more information about this amazing honor.

Richard Michelson’s Inaugural Reading:

May 3 at 7 p.m.

Forbes Library, Northampton, Massachusetts