Portfolio

Publications

Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction

2022 “Encoded” A collaboration with John Buhrmann. Gone Lawn 45. Forthcoming June 21.

2022 “Like Water Flowing.” CRAFT Literary. February 28.

2022 “Sugar Spun.” South Florida Poetry Journal. Issue 24. February 2.

2021 “Social Time.” jmww. Oct. 28. nominated for The Pushcart Prize and The Best American Essays.

2021 “You’re Lookin’ at Country.” FlashFlood an International Flash-Fiction Journal for National Flash Fiction Day (NFFD). June 21. nominated for Best of the Net Anthology 2022.

2021 “Lucky Lucky Tinsel Cake.” The Mega Meganthology. New Flash Fiction Review. April 1. Nominated for The Best Microfiction Anthology 2022.

2021 “Lux.Heavy Feather Review, January 12.

2020 “Nightfood Menu” and “Miniature Kitchen.” Blink Ink. Issue 41 Home Cooking—”Miniature Kitchen” nominated for The Pushcart Prize and The Best Microfiction Anthology 2021.

2019 “The Taste Of Ink On Our Skin.” Blink Ink. Issue 36 Summer Romance.

2019 “Gigantic.” FlashFlood an International Flash-Fiction Journal for National Flash Fiction Day (NFFD). June 15, reprint.

2019 “The Café Where We Sell Happiness.” Mosh Lit. May 27.

2018 “Gigantic.” Hypertrophic Literary. Fall 2018.

2018 “Heretic.” FlashFlood an International Flash-Fiction Journal for National Flash Fiction Day (NFFD). July 16, reprint.

2018 “La piccola veglia.Tuffi Rivista. Traduzione di Antontio Bosco. Italian transliation of “Little Wake” by Antonio Bosco first published by CHEAP POP. 22 maggio/May.

2017 “Worlds of Ada Isherwood.” Kitty Wang’s American Gazette, Winter 2017.

2017 “Memories in the Park.”  A collaboration prompted by Kamilah Aisha Moon’s poem, “Memory in the Park” with Paul Beckman, Audra Kerr Brown, Gay Degani, Hillary Leftwich, Jan Ellman Stout, A.E. Weisgerber, and Nan Wigington.Finalist in the 2017 Sundog Lit Summer Collaboration Contest.

2017 Contributor to Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays: The Essential Guide To Getting Your Work Published, by Windy Lynn Harris,  Reader’s Digest Books, Cincinnati.

2017 “Acetone Smells Like Death.FlashFlood an International Flash-Fiction Journal for National Flash Fiction Day (NFFD). July 24, reprint.

2017 “Little Wake.” CHEAP POP. April 27—Nominated for The Pushcart Prize & for The Best of Small Fictions. 

2017 Voices Contributor.  (b)oink Issue 1, January.

2016 “Heretic.” NANO Fiction. Volume 10.1: THE END. (Fall 2016).

2016 “Thunderbird.” Blue Fifth Review. Fall Quarterly – (Fall 2016 / 16.12). December 6.

2016 “Acetone Smells Like Death.” The Airgonaut. December 1.

2016 “The Queen of Wisconsin.” Flash Frontier: An Adventure in Short Fiction. November: BIRDS. November 19.

2016 “What Will We Do Will All This Grief.” Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, November 7.

2016  “An Oresteia In Nashville.” Sicklit Magazine. September 6.

2016 “Lambkins.” SickLit Magazine. July 27.

2016 “A Mermaid’s Purse Is Also Called A Devil’s Pocketbook.” FlashFlood an International Flash-Fiction Journal for National Flash Fiction Day (NFFD). June 25, reprint.

2016  “The Windows of All Saints’ Tudley.” Five Pure Slush Vol. 10. Ed. Matt Potter. Pure Slush Books (Magill, Australia).

2016 “Demigods Pray For Rain.” Best Of Boston Literary Magazine Volume One. Boston: Big Table Publishing.

2015 “Corpse Dress.” Flash Frontier: An Adventure in Short Fiction. December Micro Issue. December 31.

2015 “Demigods Pray For Rain.” Boston Literary Magazine. Fall—Nominated for The Pushcart Prize.

2015 “A Conspiracy of Women.” Southern Women’s Review. Volume 8, Issue 8. March 19.

2015 “A Mermaid’s Purse Is Also Called A Devil’s Pocketbook.” Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal. Issue 6. January 7.—Nominated for the Sundress Publications’ Best Of The Net 2015.

2014 “Tales From Serendipity: Miss Congeniality.” Narratively. August 18.

2013 “Brittle Sisters.” Thrice Fiction: Number 9. December 21.

2013 “Thieving Magpies.” Dew on the Kudzu. September 28.

Essay, Craft, and Criticism

2021 “Five from the Archive—Sex in Flash.” Smokelong Quarterly Flash in the Classroom Series. June 20.

2021 “Five from the Archive — Long Periods of Time in Flash.SmokeLong Quarterly Flash in the Classroom Series. January 12.

2020 “Review: The Best of Brevity: Twenty Groundbreaking Years of Flash Nonfiction.SmokeLong Quarterly Review Series. September 7.

2018 A Collage Review of Christopher Allen’s Other Household Toxins in Author Allen’s Own Words. Bending Genres. February 6.

2017 “How To Keep A Short Story Short.” Writing Helping Writers. Resident Writing Coach Program. August 27.

2017 “Theme: The Marrow of Your Story.” Writing Helping Writers. Resident Writing Coach Program. June 1.

2017 “ProWritingAid: A Useful Tool For Many Types Of Writing.” Writing Helping Writers. Resident Writing Coach Program. March 16.

2017 “Pacing and Momentum In Revision.” Writing Helping Writers. Resident Writing Coach Program. January 17.

2016 “Finding Your Way Into A Story.” Writing Helping Writers. Resident Writing Coach Program, Oct 18.

2016 “The Temporal Art of Flash.” Smokelong Quarterly Why Flash Fiction? Series. September 22.

2016  Contributing Editor in “Our Favorite Short Stories, Part 2, Author, Editor & Publisher Picks.” The Spark. The Alternating Current Press Blog + Journal. May 31.

2016 “Journey To Planet Write: Flash Time.” Words in Place. March 8.

2015 “Developing Character Through Movement and Gesture.” Flash Fiction Chronicles. July 3 & Bartleby Snopes Writing Blog. November 20.

2015 “Explain Once Upon A Time In 50 Words.” Symposium. Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal. Issue 6. February 2.

Interviews

2021 The Patricia Q. Bidar Interview of April Bradley. Flashmonsters.  December 7.

2018 Mini-Interview with April Bradley. by Tommy Dean. Tommy Dean Writer Blog. April 23.

2017 ““Fierce fiction”: An Interview with Guest Reader April Bradley.” by Shasta Grant. SmokeLong Quarterly. November 20.

2016 “Looking at Bartleby Snopes A Talk with April Bradley & Nathaniel Tower.” Bath Flash Fiction Award. May 31.

2016 “Interview With Jayne Martin for Women Who Flash Their Lit.” Bartleby Snopes Writing Blog. March 18.

2016 “Degani, Fish, Reno, and Stohlman F-Bomb Women Who Flash Their Lit.” Bartleby Snopes Writing Blog. March 17.

2016 “An Interview with Gay Degani, Author of Rattle Of Want.” Bartleby Snopes Writing Blog. February 14.

2015 “Books To Read, Books To Give, Women Who Flash Their Lit.”  Bartleby Snopes Writing Blog. December 21.

2015 “Women Who Flash Their Lit Series.” Bartleby Snopes Writing Blog. November 17.

2015 “So My Mother, She Lives in the Clouds: Christopher D. DiCicco (Contributor Series Interview Series #8)Bartleby Snopes Writing Blog, November 12.

2015 “It is a Joy to Fall Into a Powerfully Rendered Story.” The Review Review. June 30.

2015 “Terpischore’s Atrium with April Bradley.” The Booth. June 23 & Oct 24.

2014  Holt, Joseph. “Lit Zine Showcases Innovative Fiction and Fine Artwork Review of Thrice Fiction, Winter 2013.” The Review Review. April 6.

Photography

2021 March Hare. 100 Word Story. March 8.

2020 Carolina Beach. The Phare Literary Magazine, September 5

2020 Return from Ocracoke. The Phare Literary Magazine, January.

2020 Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse. The Phare Literary Magazine, January.

Workshops

2020 Food Memory As Narrative and Character in Flash Creative Nonfiction, Oct 15-17 and forthcoming in spring 2021.

Readings & Public Speaking

2022  The Great Flash Fiction Festival Throwdown, Bath, United Kingdom with Karen Jones and Electra Rhodes, Jude Higgins, David Swann, Sudha Balagopal, Hannah Storm, Sage Tyrtle, Fiona McKay, Gina Headden, and Christopher Allen. January 8.

2021   F-Bomb NYC. Digital Reading. June 11.

2020  Eckerd College Alumni Roundtable “Having It All and Other Lies: Roundtable on Life’s Expectations.” November 20.

2020  F-Bomb NYC. Digital Reading. with Meg Pokrass, Leonora Desar, Paul Beckman. April 9.

2017   Best Video Film & Cultural Center, Hamden, Connecticut with Paul Beckman, Tom Hazuka, Doug Mathewson, Alison McBain, and Jessica Treat. October 13.

2017   Sewanee Spoken Word, The Blue Chair, Sewanee, Tennessee with Kimberly Casey, Lynn Cimini-Hurt, Emari DiGiorgio, Judyth Hill, Jeanne Treadway, and Rebecca Wells. April 4.

2016   F-Bomb NYC. KGB Bar, New York, New York with Gessy Alvarez, Paul Beckman, John Anthony Berbrich, Craig Fishbane, John Gorman, and Julie Turley. December 17.

2016  2nd Annual Flash Fiction Festival.  The Mercury Cafe, Denver, Colorado with Christopher Bowen, David Atkinson, Mathias Svalina, Nancy Stohlman, Sally Reno, Kona Morris, Kathy Fish, Hillary Leftwich, Nick Morris. July 19.

Audio/Podcasts

2015  Episode 33: Boston Literary Magazine and Big Table Publishing Collaboration. Rocky Mountain Revival Audio Art Journal. December 10.

2015  “A Mermaid’s Purse Is Also Called A Devil’s Pocketbook.” Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal. Issue 6. January 7. Soundcloud.

Residencies, Honors & Awards

Best of the Net 2022 Anthology nomination, “You’re Lookin’ at Country.” FlashFlood an International Flash-Fiction Journal for National Flash Fiction Day (NFFD). June 21. Editors Amy Barnes, Tim Craig, Anita Goveas, Sara Hills, Ingrid Jendrzejewski, Cassandra Parkin, Santino Prinzi, Diane Simmons, and Judi Walsh.

The Best American Essays nomination, JMWW. Jen Michalski, Managing Editor and Hannah Grieco, Senior Creative Nonfiction Editor, for “Social Time.” October 28, 2021.

The Pushcart Prize nomination, JMWW. Jen Michalski, Managing Editor and Hannah Grieco, Senior Creative Nonfiction Editor, for “Social Time.” October 28, 2021.

The Best Microfiction 2022 Anthology nomination, New Flash Fiction Review. Meg Pokrass, Founding Editor and Al Kratz, Managing Editor for “Lucky Lucky Tinsel Cake.” The Mega Meganthology. April 1, 2021.

Scout, Best Microfiction Anthology 2022.

The Best Microfiction nomination, Blink Ink. Doug Mathewson, Editor and Sally Reno, Managing Editor, for “Miniature Kitchen”  Issue 41 Home Cooking, 2020.

The Pushcart Prize nomination, Blink Ink. Doug Mathewson, Editor and Sally Reno, Managing Editor, for “Miniature Kitchen”  Issue 41 Home Cooking, 2020.

Long Listed, The SmokeLong Quarterly 15th-anniversary Award for Flash Fiction. June 4, 2018.

Guest Editor, SmokeLong Quarterly. Nov 20, 2017.

The Pushcart Prize nomination, CHEAP POP. Robert James Russell, Founding Editor-In-Chief and Hannah Gordon, Managing Editor for Little Wake, April 27, 2017.

The Best of Small Fictions nomination, CHEAP POP Robert James Russell, Founding Editor-In-Chief and Hannah Gordon, Managing Editor for Little Wake, April 27, 2017.

Residency, Rivendell Writers’ Colony, April, 2017.

Resident Writing Coach, Writers Helping Writers, 2016-2017

The Pushcart Prize nomination, Boston Literary Magazine. Editor-In-Chief Robin Stratton, for “Demigods Pray For Rain.” Fall 2016.

Residency, Rivendell Writers’ Colony, January, 2016.

Best of The Net nomination, Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal. Editor-In-Chief Shinjini Bhattacharjee, for “A Mermaid’s Purse Is Also Called A Devil’s Pocketbook.” January 7, 2015.

Judge, Southern Literary Festival 2015 Writing Contest, Short Fiction Category, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, Georgia.

Residency, Vermont Studio Center, March 2015.

Professional and Service Organizations

Association of Writers & Writing Programs, March 2016 to present

National Women’s Sailing Association, 2020 to present

Sisters in Crime, October 2019 to present

Triangle Sisters in Crime, October 2019 to present