Sheehan served in the 31st Infantry, Korea 1951-52, graduated Boston College in 1956. Books are Epic Cures; Brief Cases, Short Spans; Collection of Friends; From the Quickening; The Saugus Book; Ah, Devon Unbowed; Reflections from Vinegar Hill; This Rare Earth & Other Flights, He’s published 28 books, including western collections The Nations, Where Skies Grow Wide and Cross Trails from Pocol Press, and Six Guns, Inc., by Nazar Look and three titles issued in 2016, … The Cowboys, Swan River Daisy and Jehrico. Has multiple work in: Rosebud, Literally Stories, Dm du Jour, Danse Macabre, Linnet’s Wings,Serving House Journal, Eclectica, Copperfield Review, La Joie Magazine, Soundings East, Vermont Literary Review, Literary Orphans, Indiana Voices Journal, Frontier Tales, Western Online Magazine, Provo Canyon Review, Vine Leaves Journal, Nazar Look, Eastlit, Rope & Wire Magazine, The Literary Yard, Green Silk Journal, Fiction on the Web, The Path, Faith-Hope and Fiction, The Cenacle, etc. Submitted are Valor’s Commission, Keating Script, and three collections.
He has 31 Pushcart nominations, and five Best of the Net nominations (one winner) and short story awards from Nazar Look for 2012- 2015, and a Georges Simenon Fiction Award. He is 2016 Writer-in-Residence at Danse Macabre Magazine in Las Vegas.