Individual Author Record
Name: Michael SheehanPen Name: Michael J. Sheehan Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Fiction Non-Fiction Born: in Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMr. Sheehan taught for twenty-six years at the City Colleges of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationSheehan retired from the City Colleges of Chicago in 1994 after teaching in the English Department at Olive-Harvey College for 26 years. In his spare time he is a writer, and he does a weekly guest stint on Tuesday mornings on AM 580, WTCM which servs the Grand Traverse, Michigan area. The show is called ''Words to the Wise'', and it covers the joys and vicissitudes of the English language. The program can also be heard in streaming audio and podcast by going to [http://www.wtcmradio.com www.wtcmradio.com].Mike also maintains a blog about language at [http://www.verbmall.blogspot.com www.verbmall.blogspot.com]. It covers the same issues as his weekly radio program: word and phrase origins, punctuation concerns, verb and pronoun agreement, historical aspects of English, and many other items of concern to writers and readers.Sheehan currently resides in Leelanau County, Michigan.
''More Words to the Wise'', Arbutus Press, 2008''The Word Parts Dictionary: Standard and Revers Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining forms, 2nd edition'', McFarland & Co., 2008''On the Lamb in a Doggy Dog World: At Play with the English Language'', Arbutus Press, 2006''Words to the Wise: A Lighthearted Look at the English Language'', Arbutus Press, 2004''The Word Parts Dictionary: Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms'', McFarland & Co, 2000''Words! A Vocabulary Power Workbook'', Harcourt Brace, 1996''Handbook For Basic Writers'', Prentice-Hall, 1991''Workbook For Basic Writers'', Prentice-Hall, 1991''The Cry of the Jackal'', Avalon Books, 1991''In The Shadow of the Bear'', Avalon Books, 1990