She studied and graduated in agriculture. Alice also began studying to be a nurse. At the same time she studied literature. She was also librarian in Mechelen. At the end of her life she lived in the medieval castle Cantecroy in Mortsel, a suburb of Antwerp.
She is especially remembered for her poem Avondliedeke (English: Little Evening Song). This poem is a classic on ethical and mystic evening meditation.
- Vondelingskens (1920)
- Op zachte vooikens (1921)
- Schaduw (1928)
- Maart-April (1936)