Life[edit | edit source]
Billeter emigrated to Australia in 1966.. He settled in Sydney, where he worked as a draftsman, and began contributing to Australian magazines. He published his only collection of poetry in 1973. In 1974 he and John Jenkins founded the literary magazine etymspheres. In 1977 he edited the anthology 3 Blind Mice with Kris Hemensley and Robert Kenney.
Publications[edit | edit source]
Poetry[edit | edit source]
- Sediments of Seclusion. Armadale, Vic: Contempa Publications, 1973.
- Australian Novemberies. Carlton, Vic: Paper Castle, 1978.
Translated[edit | edit source]
- Paul Celan, Breath Crystals [Atemkristal]. Paris: Brunidor, 1965; Ivanhoe, Vic: Ragman, 1973.
- Gerald Bisinger, 7 New Poems [7 neue Gedichte]. Thornhill, Southampton, UK: Stingy Artist, 1979.
- Konrad Bayer, The Head of Vitus Bering: A portrait in prose. Melbourne: Rigmarole of the Hours, 1979.
- Konrad Bayer, The Philosopher's Stone. Westgarth, Vic: Merri Creek / Nero, 1979.
- also published in Konrad Bayer, Selected Works (edited by Malcolm Green). London: Atlas, 1986.
- 3 Blind Mice (edited with Kris Hemensley & Robert Kenny). Westgarth, Vic: Rigmarole of the Hours / Ear in a Wheatfield / Paper Castle, 1977.
London: Atlas, 1986.
Edited[edit | edit source]
- Sphaira (magazine). 1962-1964.
- etymspheres: The journal from the Paper Castle (magazine). Carlton, Vic: 1973-
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
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- Walter Billeter in the Oxford Companion to Australian Literature.
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