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Gail Sheehy
Born Gail Henion
(1936-11-27)November 27, 1936
Mamaroneck, New York, United States
Died August 24, 2020(2020-08-24) (aged 83)
Southampton, New York, United States
Occupation Journalist, author
Language English
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Vermont, Columbia University
Literary movement New Journalism
Notable works Passages; The Silent Passage; Understanding Men's Passages; Hillary's Choice; New Passages; Passages in Caregiving
Spouse Albert Francis Sheehy, (m. 1960-div. 1968)
Clay Felker
(m. 1984; death 2008)

Gail Sheehy (born Gail Henion; November 27, 1936 – August 24, 2020) was an American author, journalist, and lecturer. She was the author of seventeen books and many high-profile articles for magazines such as New York and Vanity Fair.

Many of her books focused on cultural shifts, including Passages (1976). Sheehy wrote many biographies including Hillary Clinton, both presidents Bush, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev.

Sheehy died in Southampton, New York on August 24, 2020 from pneumonia-related problems at age 83.


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