April’s books include an award-winning novel, Carousel, and story collection, The Poor Children, a chapbook of poems, Death Is a Side-Effect, and a forthcoming micro-chapbook, A Wish for Soft Landings.
She is a Pushcart Prize recipient for her short story “Project Fumarase,” and has enjoyed fully funded residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Ucross Foundation.
Her essay about losing her spouse to suicide, “I Will Tell You This Much, and Then We’ll Never Talk About It” was a Finalist for The Lascaux Review’s 2021 Prize in Creative Nonfiction.
Currently, she is developing a limited television series and a second novel. Stay tuned for news!