April Ford

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Montreal

Author's Bio

April’s story “Project Fumarase” won a Pushcart Prize, and her debut story collection, The Poor Children, won Grand Prize for the Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Awards Program for Fiction. April has held fully funded residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Ucross Foundation. Her debut novel, Carousel, is forthcoming with Inanna Publications. Her debut chapbook of poems with Frog Hollow Press is entitled Death Is a Side-Effect.

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

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Travels for readings: 
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Last update: May 09, 2019