Matthew Sheahan


Notes From A Polite New Yorker: Loss of Laughter and Singing - RIP Lizzy O'Donnell

In the midst of this tremendous loss, I was reminded of how lucky I am to have had an aunt like Liz, but also how lucky I am to come from a family that produces such people.
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Notes From A Polite New Yorker: Best NYC Celebrity Encounter Ever - Geoffrey Holder

I had plenty of celebrities pass through my line at JFK Airport, but by far and away the best was the actor Geoffrey Holder. ...
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image Matthew Sheahan Matthew Sheahan is a writer who lives in New York City. He has been writing Notes from a Polite New Yorker since 2001. His work has appeared in The Black Table, Knot Magazine,, Too Square and other publications. He works as a financial writer and also writes short stories and poems. He is trying to get as much writing done as possible before he has to retreat to an armed bunker somewhere in Idaho or Montana.