Alicia Sometimes was born in Dandenong, Victoria, in the early 1970s. She is a writer, performer, musician and poet. She has appeared on many spoken-word CDs, and her work has been published in various journals in Australia and the United States. She has been a co-editor of the literary journal Going Down Swinging, and also a poetry teacher at RMIT and Chisholm TAFE. She currently (2003) presents the program 'Aural Text', on Melbourne alternative radio station 3RRR.