John Joseph Sheehy was born in the south west of Ireland in 1949. He moved to London in the 1950s and has lived in the city ever since. From 1965 until 1989 he worked as a builder and roofer. He first began to paint and write poetry in 1999. He has exhibited with the Stuckists and British surrealists and his poetry has been broadcast on the BBC.
John Joseph Sheehy’s new collection of poetry, One Hundred & Seventy Four Sonnets, will be available this summer.
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