Walter Billeter (born 1943) is an [[Australian poetry}Australian poet]].[1]


Billeter was born in Sierre, Switzerland. He came to Australia in 1966.[1].

Besides his own poetry, he has published translations from German of Konrad Bayer and Paul Celan. 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.[1]


  • Sediments of Seclusion. Armadale, Vic: Contempa Publications, 1973.[2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Walter Billeter," Oxford Companion to Australian Literature,, Web, Mar. 3, 2012.
  2. Walter Billeter (1943- ), Australian Poetry Library, Web, Mar. 3, 2012.

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