Marc Sheehan

411 Howard Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417

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

Greatest Hits
(New Issues Press, 1998)
, Vengeful Hymns
(The Ashland Poetry Press, 2009)
Burning World, Controlled Burn, Gulf Stream, Pannus Index, Parting Gifts, Sky Books, Third Coast
Prizes Won: 
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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Caucasian, Irish American
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Grand Rapids, United States
Raised in: 
Caledonia, MI, United States
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Last updated: Jun 03, 2009