Alicia is a writer, editor, teacher and podcaster living and working on Kaurna land, Adelaide, South Australia. She has a PhD in Creative Writing, and has taught English Literature and Creative Writing at Flinders University. She has worked in publishing as an editor and slush pile reader and offers manuscript assessments for a range of genres and styles. She occasionally runs workshops and creative writing classes. 

As A. Marie Carter, her short stories, poetry and personal essays have appeared in WesterlySeizure, Aurealis, the Review of Australian FictionDouble Dialogues, and Tiny Donkey among others. Her short fiction has won several awards, including the Imprints Booksellers Fiction Prize, and her novel Songs at the End was shortlisted for the Penguin Literary Prize 2021.