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Alicia Sometimes Alicia Sometimes i(A27787 works by)
Born: Established: Dandenong, Dandenong area, Melbourne South East, Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

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. the author of two collections of poetry, she has also co-edited a collection of football stories, From the Outer, for Black Inc. and in 2017 put together, with her co-editor, A Footy Girl's Guide to the Stars for the inaugural season of the AFLW.

She has been a co-editor of the literary journal Going Down Swinging, and also a poetry teacher at RMIT and Chisholm TAFE.

She presented the program 'Aural Text', on Melbourne alternative radio station 3RRR, for fourteen years, and later formed part of the Outer Sanctum podcast.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2016 recipient Creative Industries Career Fund to 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.

Awards for Works

This Machine Kills Fascists i "Bob Dylan wrote this on his guitar", 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: Four W , no. 19 2008; (p. 119-121) The Best Australian Poems 2009 2009; (p. 185-187)
2008 winner The Booranga Prize The Booranga Prize for Fiction Best Poem
Artist, 2008 2008 single work short story
— Appears in: Four W , no. 19 2008; (p. 12-107)
2008 winner The Booranga Prize The Booranga Prize for Fiction Best Prose Piece
The Conversationalist 2005 single work prose
— Appears in: Verandah , vol. 20 no. 2005; (p. 12-13)
2005 winner Verandah Awards The Matthew Rocca Poetry Prize
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