April Bernard

April Bernard’s most recent collection of poems is Brawl & Jag. She also writes fiction and essays, and teaches in the Bennington MFA Writing Seminars and at Skidmore College.


  • Swishing Tails of Horses, October

    Mine, says the glorious yearling claiming
  • Paean for the Players

    The pale actor’s mouth
  • Else

    At the first instance, to amuse others,