Seán has been chosen, alongside Sally Rooney, Hozier, Saoirse Ronan and others, as one of the Sunday Times '30 under 30' - a group of artists 'who will blaze a trail in global culture' over the next decade.
'The death of Eavan Boland last week, preceded by the passing of Seamus Heaney and John Montague in recent years, has left a vacuum in Irish poetry. Perhaps Hewitt is best placed to pick up the mantle. Lantern, his 2019 pamphlet, depicted the natural world, and humanity’s symbiosis with nature, in transcendent terms. Tongues of Fire, his first volume of published work, continues the themes of spirituality and religious ritual.'