Paul Richmond

Named Beat Poet Laureate twice, once for Massachusetts 2017 to 2019, second time for U S National Beat Poet Laureate 2019 – 2020. Paul is best described as political, deadpan and wryly humorous delivered in his own style. He has been called, “Assassin of Apathy – power of words / humor – on the unthinkable, the unsolvable, to analyze to digest to give birth to creativity and hope.” He has performed nationally and internationally including the Austin International Poetry Festival, Gödör Klubban at the Jazzköltexzeti est in Budapest, Hungary, the Sweden Beat Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and New Year festival in Senegal.

Paul created Human Error Publishing, organizes monthly readings and 5 annual Word festivals/events and publishes other authors. He has five books; “No Guarantees – Adjust and Continue.”, “Ready or Not – Living in the Break Down Lane” and “Too Much of a Good Thing – In the land of Scarcity – Breeds Contempt”, “You Might Need A Bigger Hammer” and Words 4 Sandwiches.