Alicia Sometimes

poet, art-science, writer

Melbourne, AU

poetry physics astrophysics

Alicia Sometimes is an Australian poet, broadcaster and director passionate about science communication. Alicia has performed my spoken word and poetry at many venues, festivals and events around the world. Her poems have been published in Best Australian Science Writing, Best Australian Poems and many more and in 2020 Alicia won the Bruce Dawe Poetry Prize.

She is director and co-writer of the art/science planetarium shows, Elemental and Particle/Wave. Particle/Wave had sell-out shows as part of the Melbourne International Arts Festival, World Science Festival Brisbane, New Scientist Live (UK) and was featured in Jena and Tokyo full-dome festivals. She is currently a Science Gallery Melbourne ‘Leonardo’ (creative advisor). Alicia’s TedxUQ talk in 2019 was about combining art with science. In 2021 she completed the Boyd Garret residency for the City of Melbourne and a Virtual Writer in Residency for Manchester City of Literature and Manchester Literature Festival.


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