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Marc Sheehan

Author's Bio

Marc J. Sheehan has received grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Michigan Council for the Arts (now the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs), and the Hopwood Foundation. His poems have appeared in anthologies from Fine Madness, Passages North, and Milkweed Editions, among others. As a writer for the Lansing Capital Times, he published interviews with such leading writers as Richard Ford, Jim Harrison, and Jane Smiley. For several years he was an associate editor of Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction, published by Michigan State University Press. He is communications officer for Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Vengeful Hymns (The Ashland Poetry Press, 2009), Greatest Hits (New Issues Press, 1998)
Journals:
Burning World, Controlled Burn, Gulf Stream, Pannus Index, Parting Gifts, Sky Books, Third Coast
Prizes:
Major Hopwood Award in Poetry; Michigan Council for the Arts grant; National Endowment for the Arts fellowship; Richard Snyder Prize from Ashland Poetry Press.

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Listing last updated: June 3, 2009

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Irish American
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Born in:
Grand Rapids, MI
Raised in:
Caledonia, MI

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