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.
2016recipientCreative Industries Career Fundto attend the Bloomsbury Festival in the UK and will be undertake a mentorship with John-Paul Muir where she will be learning the art of storytelling through music in many forms.