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About aprilvazquez

A native of the North Carolina foothills, April Vázquez has a B.A. in Literature and Language from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and an M.A. in the Teaching of English as a Second Language from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. April currently lives in León, Guanajuato, Mexico, where she homeschools her daughters, reads, and writes.

Too Beautiful to Be Believed

“Too Beautiful to Be Believed,” published in Four Way Review, Issue 13: fourwayreview.com/april-vasquez/   Advertisements

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To Guadalupe Garcia, from One Mother to Another

“To Guadalupe Garcia, from One Mother to Another,” published in Badlands, 2018 Edition We don’t know each other. The first image of you I ever saw was on the news: your careworn face behind the back window of an ICE … Continue reading

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The Friends I’ve Lost over Donald Trump

“The Friends I’ve Lost over Donald Trump,” published in Elephant Journal, January 31, 2018 https://www.elephantjournal.com/2018/01/the-friends-ive-lost-over-donald-trump/

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Vengeance Is Mine, Saith the Lord

“Vengeance Is Mine, Saith the Lord,” published in Free Lit Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 5 (September 2017)

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I Didn’t Email You on Christmas Eve

“I Didn’t Email You on Christmas Eve,” published in Plural, Issue 6 (July 2017) https://www.pluralprosejournal.com/Issue06_2017/PLURAL%20Issue%206%20-%20July%202017.pdf

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The Election

“The Election,” published in the Red Mud Review (2015-2016) http://www.apsu.edu/redmudreview/rmrpdf/aprilvazquez.pdf

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For Danni

“For Danni,” published in Former People, June 1, 2017 https://formerpeople.wordpress.com/2017/06/01/for-danni/ Reprinted in Motherwell, July 24, 2017, as “To My Daughter Who Thinks She Might Be Gay” To my daughter who thinks she might be gay Reprinted in Salon, September 3, 2017 … Continue reading

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