April Yee

April Yee is a writer and translator published in Salon, Newsweek, The Boston Globe, Electric Literature, and Ploughshares online. A Harvard and Tin House alumna, she reported in more than a dozen countries before moving to the UK, where she serves on the University of the Arts London's Refugee Journalism Project. She is a National Book Critics Circle Emerging Critics Fellow and the University of East Anglia’s Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Scholar.

My Blues

Tell me it will be enough. Tell me it will be enough to wipe away the spreading stain of blue.

Courtroom Sonnets

The judge of my most missing secret / gifted me a tome by a man who’d died, / poems on being a man, being white, / being from our country’s seceding side.