April is a doctoral student in English at CGU. She recently completed her MA in literature and writing studies from California State University, San Marcos. April is currently working as an academic mentor at Claremont McKenna College, a writing consultant in the Writing Center at CGU, and a freshman-comp instructor at Palomar College. Though she has been caught reciting the poetry of e.e. cummings and T.S. Eliot and/or pondering the human condition as it appears in Russian literature, her primary research focuses on American women poets and aesthetics.