Interview Videos

View poetry videos of Richard Michelson reciting his poetry.


18:27 min – Richard Michelson accepting a Sammy at the sixth annual Samuel Minot Jones Awards for Literary Achievement on April 25, 2019, at Converse Hall on the Amherst College campus.



1:01 min – June 2018. Richard Michelson received the 2018 Sydney Taylor Gold Medal from the Association of Jewish Libraries on their 50th Anniversary. He was asked: “What is the Best Thing about Winning a Gold medal?”


7:40 min – Harvard Law School with Charles Ogletree. An Interview with Richard Michelson – August 15, 2012


5:01 min – Richard Michelson in the Library of the Early Mind documentary.


25:38 min – April 18, 2019—Sammy award interview.


9:11 min – AJL Conference Sydney Taylor Award acceptance speech.


1:58 min – Allen Public Library – Fiction and Lying presentation


1:44 min – Allen Public Library – Children and School Visits presentation


14:55 min – Rock Stars of Reading Part 14: Richard Michelson


3:56 min – Richard Michelson on Maurice Sendak’s blurb for Too Young for Yiddish