Mark C. Hewitt is a UK-based writer, theatremaker, and stage director. He is founder and Artistic Director of LLL Productions (a live literature production company) and Blank Productions (focused on interdisciplinary collaborations). In 2010, he co-founded intercultural performing arts company, Crosspath, with Caribbean-British poets John Agard and Grace Nichols. In 2018 he co-founded Penned Up with writer/reading activist David Kendall (staging literature festivals in prisons). He directed Maggie Sawkins’ Zones of Avoidance, which was winner of the 2013 Ted Hughes Award.
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