portrait of April Yee

April Yee

April Yee is a National Book Critics Circle Emerging Critics Fellow, editor-in-residence at The Georgia Review, and the University of East Anglia’s Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Scholar. A Harvard and Tin House alumna, she reported in more than a dozen countries before moving to the UK, where she reads for Liminal Transit Review and mentors for University of the Arts London’s Refugee Journalism Project. In 2021, she was the winner of the Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference Contest in nonfiction and shortlisted for the Fitzcarraldo Essay Prize, the Women’s Prize Trust’s Discoveries, and the Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize. She tweets at @aprilyee.