Lit News 2005
A chapbook of April's will be published by Craigleigh Press in 2006.
April's poem "Be Who You Are" is published in Sky Woman by Native Women in the Arts / Theytus Books (September 2005). Check event announcements for launch info TBA.
Sky Woman is an anthology of Indigenous writers and visual artists from Canada, U.S., Japan, Hawai'i, Samoan Islands, New Zealand and Mexico.
This collection includes works from BUFFY STE. MARIE, JOY HARJO, LEE MARACLE, DAPHNE ODJIG, and JEANNETTE ARMSTRONG.
Other contributors include: Kathy Ainsley, Christi Belcourt, Sally-Jo Bowman, Nicola Campbell, Quo-Li Driskill, Chisato Dubreuil, Carla Gilday, Maya Gonzalez, Barbara-Helen Hill, Merlin Homer, Jessie Housty, Maria Hupfield, Debra Isabel Huron, Jane Inyallie, Nehi Katawasisiw, Birdy Market, Catherine McCarty, MariJo Moore, Maria Munguia, Gloria Okeynan Sutherland, Rafaela Perales, Beverlee Pettit, Richie Plass, Marcie Rendon, Janet Marie Rogers, Marlene Rogers, Alexis MacDonald Seto, April Severin, Moneca Sinclaire, Patricia Teichert, Ardith Walkem, and Penny E. Youngreen
$24.95 CDN / $20.95 USD
April's poem "Blood blue, Blood-red" was published this summer in The Ontario Poetry Society's Unlocking the Muse anthology (Beret Days Press).
April A. Severin and Gordon Pullar had their little Red Hill book of poetry and illustrations called Voice of the Valley accepted for inclusion in the Projet Mobilivre (Bookmobile Project) North American touring collection 2005.
A haiku by April was the March 7th, 2005 Monday's Poem on the Leaf Press website.
April's poem "Offerings" is featured on the Tower Poetry Society website's home page for this year and in honour of National Poetry Month (April).
Lit News 2004
April A. Severin shared her poetry at the University of Toronto's Indigenous Literary Reading Series
on December 2. She was invited by Simon Ortiz. Read PSA Media Advisory by Sean Bettam
On December 3 April made a presentation to Daniel Justice's Contemporary Native North American Literatures: Indigenous Writers in Canada class.
April received a Honourable Mention Award in The Ontario Poetry Society's The Price Is Right Contest
for "All-Weather Friend" and two Honourable Mention Awards in TOPS' Second Time Around Contest
for "For A Fellow Cookie Monster" from Animal Appeal and "Listen To The Earth" from Atatawi (gift).
April's poetry is available for reprint & broadcast with permission and payment.
April is available for readings & workshops including class visits with transportation allowance
April is available as a literary consultant with a contract and fee.
The Bookmobile Song, parody by April
April's Writing CV
April organized a group art show (Artists ) at Hamilton's Staircase Cafe Theatre in September 2004 for Car Free Day with Transportation for Liveable Communities
April received a Honourable Mention Award in the Broken Fence Society's
Annual Juried Environmental Art Show 2004 for her assemblage "Dream Killer."
(Broken Fence Gallery, Toronto)
April's Art CV
Updated October 27, 2005