Marc Sheehan

November 10, 2000

Marc Sheehan
Marc Sheehan's collection of poetry is entitled Greatest Hits. His poems, fictions, and essays have appeared in Apalachee Quarterly, Atlanta Review, Kansas Quarterly, Louisville Review, Michigan Quarterly, and others. His poetry has been included in New Poems from the Third Coast, an anthology of contemporary poetry. His essay, "A Different Kind of Priest" appeared in Peninsula: Essays and Memoirs by Michigan Writers. Sheehan has been awarded grants from the NEA and the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs. He is currently the associate editor and book review editor for the journal Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction.

Marc Sheehan was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1954. He holds advanced degrees in English from Central Michigan University and the University of Michigan.

"These are such well-made poems. Manifest is the sharp edge of self-editing and a careful ear. Sheehan understands the traffic between myth and biography, the space between utterance and quiet. Greatest Hits is a powerful and welcome debut." Thomas Lynch, Michigan Poet

To view Special Collections' holdings of Marc Sheehan's work, please click here.

To hear Sheehan read from his own work, please visit the Vincent Voice Library, here.

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