April Ford

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Montreal

Author's Bio

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.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthology:
"I Never Liked This Café, Anyway" (Bright Hill Press, 2017)
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Fiction

Anthology:
2016 Pushcart Prize XL: Best of the Small Presses (W. W. Norton & Company, 2015)
Books:
Carousel: A Novel (Inanna Publications, 2020)
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The Poor Children: Stories (Santa Fe Writers Project, 2015)
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Independent Ink Magazine
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Rolling Thunder Quarterly
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SFWP: The Journal
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Short Story
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The Battered Suitcase

Poetry

Anthology:
The Lascaux Prize Anthology (Lascaux Review, 2017)
Chapbook:
Death Is a Side-Effect (Frog Hollow Press, 2019)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
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Last update: Jun 30, 2019