(Credit: Richard Kanuck)
|Mightier Than The Mouth|
Hewitt received an M.A. in English from the University of California, Davis in 1976, and an M.F.A . in Poetry at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1981. He taught creative writing and English at Fordham University, John Jay College, and University of San Francisco.
He was also Associate Editor of
Art & Understanding, a magazine in which writers and artists respond to the AIDS crisis. One
folder contains writing by others that Hewitt considered for publication
The James White Review,
Art & Understanding.
|Interview with Armistead Maupin|
|"Of Course I Have My Regrets"|
drawing by Hewitt
The papers contain sketches and drawings by Hewitt, a small mounted painting by his mother J. M. Hewitt, and some printed posters by others. Several of the drawings by Hewitt have satirical captions. Many of the drawings are unsigned.
|The Lifting Team|
Hewitt died due to complications from pneumonia on July 13, 2004 in San Francisco. He was survived by his mother Joan Hewitt. Hewitt's Papers were donated to the library by Robert Guter, September 29, 2005.
|"Chris typing" (uncredited photo)|