April Johnston worked for nearly 10 years writing in-depth narratives for newspapers and magazines in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Ohio. She’s won more than 30 national, regional and state journalism awards. After earning her MFA from Carlow University in 2008, she began publishing essays and short fiction. You can read a few of them here.
A return to journalism in 2014 resulted in the narrative nonfiction piece Twin, which was named a category finalist in the Eric Hoffer Book Awards.
She lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and daughter and publishes a quarterly story about the city at Nebby.