Andy Bennett

Andy Bennett is a poet and performer. He likes history and tries not to be too serious. He has performed at poetry nights, comedy nights, and festivals across the UK, and even once took an anarchic puppet show to Finland for some reason. As well as being the founder of the 28 Sonnets Later collective, he finds time to run a boutique poetry press, Deadbeat Press.

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20 Minute Cities: Norwich
Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Take a literary tour around the world, with the help of the Digital Writers’ Festival! Join a pair of emerging writers from each of the world’s UNESCO Cities of Literature as they walk you through their city, introducing you to local writers and pointing out what makes their hometown great. Control the path of the writers by interacting with them on Twitter, directing them through the streets of Edinburgh, Melbourne, Iowa City, Dublin, Reykjavík, Norwich, and Kraków.

20 Minute Cities takes place over Google Hangouts and Twitter, with a pair of emerging writers in each city armed with a 3G/4G data pack and two smartphones. One writer will livecast a videostream of their travels, while their partner will access the #dwf15 stream on Twitter, answering questions from viewers located around the world.