Longley, Michael, poet

John Hewitt Collection

Ulster University, Coleraine

The literary archive covers over 50 years of Hewitt's prolific and varied writing career. It contains notebooks of poems composed between 1926 and 1984, over 3,500 of which are unpublished. The manuscript material includes drafts of autobiography, radio scripts from the 1940's and notes for his book about the rhyming weavers. There are also short stories, verse plays and reviews of books and art e ...