Bill Sewell

Bill Sewell

Bill Sewell (1951-2003) is a Wellington writer and editor. He was Robert Burns Fellow at the University of Otago in 1981 and 1982, and from 1998-2003 he co-edited the review journal New Zealand Books. His most recent collection of poems was the acclaimed Erebus. A poem (1999). The Ballad of Fifty-one is his fifth major collection.

List of Publications


Solo Flight (University of Otago Press, 1982)
Wheels Within Wheels (University of Otago Press, 1983)
Making the Far Land Glow (John McIndoe, 1986)
El Sur (Pemmican Press, 1998)
Erebus. A Poem (Hazard Press, 1999)
The Ballad of Fifty-one (HeadworX Publishers, 2003)

As Editor

Sons of the Fathers: New Zealand Men Write About Their Fathers (Tandem Press, 1997)
Under Review: A Selection of Reviews from New Zealand Books, with Lauris Edmond and Harry Ricketts (Lincoln University Press/Whitireia Publishing, Daphne Brasell Associates Press, 1999)
Essential New Zealand Poems, with Lauris Edmond (Godwit/Random House, 2001)