It is always great to look back at author visits and lectures I have given over the years:
This one was very special:
March 6th, 2000: Michael R. Strickland, a noted author, poet and anthologist for children and young people, will visit West Virginia University and area schools March 7-11 presenting poetry and conducting workshops as a visiting author-in-residence.
A Paul Robeson Fellow of the Institute for Arts and Humanities Education, Strickland was poetry consultant to”Literacy Place”and a trustee of the Maurice R. Robinson Fund, a foundation that awards grants to grassroots projects that directly affect the lives of children.
— Michael Strickland (@PublishWithUs) January 20, 2016
He is currently an assistant professor of literacy education at Jersey City University and a doctorate candidate in English at New York University.
His itinerary follows: