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Seán Hewitt's poetry collection Tongues of Fire was awarded the Laurel Prize

Seán Hewitt's poetry collection Tongues of Fire was awarded the Laurel Prize

Seán Hewitt's poetry collection Tongues of Fire was awarded the Laurel Prize

Seán Hewitt is the author of the poetry collection Tongues of Fire, which was awarded the Laurel Prize, and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, and a Dalkey Literary Award. He is the recipient of a Northern Writers’ Award, the Resurgence Prize, and an Eric Gregory Award. Hewitt is a book critic for the Irish Times and teaches modern British and Irish literature at Trinity College Dublin. His memoir, All Down Darkness Wide, is a story of love, heartbreak and coming of age and a fearless exploration of queer identity and trauma. It has just been published by Jonathan Cape.

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