April is a genderfluid author living in Montreal, Quebec with her rescue family. Her fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in print and online journals in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Germany, and Scotland. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize for her short story “Project Fumarase,” and has held fully funded residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Ucross Foundation. When she wants to feel mighty, she orders Ikea furniture and assembles it by herself 1.

Her debut novel, Carousel, is forthcoming Spring 2020 with Inanna Publications.

April Ford - author, etc | Photo by Bernardo Fernandez, 2019

1: “assembles it by herself” is possibly an overstatement (you know how writers are). Who in hell can assemble Ikea furniture by themselves?