March 10, 2014

'Ancestry' is a featured poem on Voltage Poetry. Here, Joanna Preston discusses the poem, writing that it is a reminder of 'how amazingly complex and layered and energetic even the most simple-seeming poem can be'. For the full article, click here.

January 18, 2014

Seán has received a generous grant from Arts Council England towards a poetic project which will respond to J.M. Synge's collection of essays, 'In West Kerry and Connemara'. More information about the project can be found here.

December 18, 2013

Seán's poem, 'Ancestry', originally published in Poetry (July/August, 2013), has been translated into Hungarian by Nagypál István, and published in the online magazine, Zetna. 


The original poem can be found on the Poetry Foundation website, and the translation is...

December 10, 2013

Seán has been commissioned to write four short poems for the Wigmore Hall concert programme for a Royal Academy of Music Baroque Soloists event. Details of the event can be found here.

August 17, 2013

The Poetry Foundation has published a guide to Poetry (July/August, 2013), featuring a discussion of Seán's poem, 'Ancestry':


'The themes of Seán Hewitt's "Ancestry" are closely related to those of "Lenten Song." Hewitt's poem examines the decay of people and buildings...

February 18, 2012

Seán's review of Paul Green's The Gestaltbunker: Selected Poems, 1965-2010, published by Shearsman, in The Cadaverine.

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