April L. FordApril L. Ford was born in the Canadian Maritimes. Five days later, upon hearing the sirens of cafés au lait and French pastries calling to her, she left on a jet plane for Montréal, which she considers home. En route to becoming a novelist, she has worked as a theater stage manager, a producer for reality television, and a writing mentor for incarcerated youth. She is presently Managing Editor of Digital Americana Magazine and teaches creative writing at SUNY Oneonta.