April Ford

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Montréal

Author's Bio

April Ford is a Montréal LGBTQ+ writer. Her books include Carousel – a novel (Inanna Publications), Winner of the 2020 International Book Awards for LGBTQ Fiction; Death Is a Side-Effect – poems (Frog Hollow Press); and The Poor Children – stories (SFWP). She is the recipient of a 2016 Pushcart Prize for her short story "Project Fumarase."

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthologies:
Chronicling the Days (Guernica Editions, 2021)
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"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)
Journals:
Ampersand Review
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Barcelona Review
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Independent Ink Magazine
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Product 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
Identifies as: 
American, Canadian, Disabled, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
At Risk Youth, Teenagers, Women
Fluent in: 
English, French
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Last update: Aug 01, 2020