The Tincture of Salt
The first collection of poetry by QLD based poet, Alicia Bennett.
Brisbane born, Alicia Bennett is a veteran of thirteen years within the Queensland Police Service, retiring in 2006 as a Detective Sergeant. Alicia self-published her debut poetry collection The Tincture of Salt in 2004 and her second collection, Faith in 2007. Alicia has performed at several Queensland Poetry Festivals and Brisbane Writers Festivals. Alicia's first contribution to the Murder Trails series was in the true crime compendium BLOODY BRISBANE: Murder on the River City.
Alicia is passionate about Brisbane history and in the context of her writing, is interested in the ways in which Australian women negotiate their lives within the framework of our society. Alicia continues to be involved within the criminal justice system.