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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Alicia Sometimes

UHeat, Poetrix, Short Fuse, Hecate, papertiger, Blue Dog, Overland, Meanjin etc. She has performed spoken word over 400 times as a feature or guest at many venues, festivals and events in Australia, Berlin, London and New Zealand, including the Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne Writers' Festival, Queensland Poetry Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Mildura Arts Festival, Tasmanian Poetry Festival, Sydney Writers' Festival, The Big Day Out and the Newcastle Writers' Festival also appearing on the SBS TV program Nomad and ABC TV shows Recovery and Sunday Arts. Her work has appeared on many spoken word CDs, including Going Down Swinging, You Talkin To Me?, Short Fuse (US) and Synaptic Graffiti. Her first collection of poetry, kissing the curve was released in 2003 through Five Islands Press.

Alicia conducted many workshops in cities and regional areas working with communities to showcase poetry performances.

She has also been awarded residencies at Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre, Varuna and the Melbourne Aquarium.

Go here for a sneak peak of what to expect.

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