April Darcy's fiction can be found in Shenandoah, where she was the recipient of the Shenandoah River Fiction Prize, and her nonfiction can be found in North American Review, where she was a finalist for the Torch Nonfiction Prize. She has been shortlisted for the Key West Literary Seminars 2022 Emerging Writers Award in fiction, The Cincinnati Review’s Robert and Adele Schiff Award in fiction, and was the runner-up for Redivider’s 2021 Beacon Street Fiction Prize.
She is the recipient of fellowships from Writing by Writers, the Napa Valley Writers Conference, and the BookEnds program at Southampton Arts of Stony Brook University. She received a 2020 Elizabeth George Foundation grant, and a 2022 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, both in support of her forthcoming novel. She holds an MFA in writing and literature from the Bennington Writing Seminars, and lives and teaches creative writing in New Jersey.