April Ford: The Author

April’s books include Carousel, her debut novel and 2020 International Book Awards Winner for LGBTQ Fiction; Death Is a Side-Effect; and The Poor Children, Winner of the 2013 Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Awards Program for Fiction.

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

Her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in print and online journals in Canada, the US, Mexico, Germany, Scotland, and Spain. She’s a Pushcart Prize winner for her short story “Project Fumarase” and has enjoyed fully-funded residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Ucross Foundation. She holds a BA in Creative Writing and Professional Writing from Concordia University, and an MFA in Fiction from Queens University of Charlotte.