About April Hope

 

 

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Between her travels to countries where people had no idea she was actually a broke mofo lucky enough to score one penny flights, April Hope led the NYC Women’s Writing Workshop for over 15 years. When not inspiring (cajoling) women to share their secrets, insisting that surely she isn’t the only one who once sang karaoke naked at a nudist resort to get a free a press trip, she writes about fleeing the frigid New York winters to explore places not normally highlighted in guidebooks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APRIL CRUISE

 

 

 

 

 

Between her travels to countries where people had no idea she was actually a broke mofo lucky enough to score one penny flights, April Hope led the NYC Women’s Writing Workshop for over 15 years. When not inspiring (cajoling) women to share their secrets, insisting that surely she isn’t the only one who once sang karaoke naked at a nudist resort to get a free a press trip, she writes about fleeing the frigid New York winters to explore places not normally highlighted in guidebooks.

 

 

 

 

 

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She enjoys sneaking into First Class after paying one penny for flights. Except for that one time when she bragged about it to her seatmate who turned out to be an off-duty pilot. (Awkward.)

 

 

 

 

a mermaid parade june 2015

 

 

 

 

She once slept under the stars at a Bedouin gypsy camp in Egypt where the scent of camel dung mingled with marijuana and scored a camel whip by a devout Muslim who admitted that he and his wife actually used it for S&M scenes.

 

 

 

 

EGYPT CAMEL

 

 

 

 

She bullshitted her way into a job as a casting director on a Bollywood film by convincing the director that she was the most qualified person for the position, insisting that yes, of course, she was best friends with Michael Jackson. The job required her to hire 200 men to play British soldiers in the film, and she assured him that she would have no trouble sitting on a beach in Goa, sipping mocktails, asking every half-naked hippie, dreadlocked backpacker and “gypsetter” on ecstasy who walked by if they wanted to be in pictures.

 

 

 

 

APRIL CRUISE 2

 

 

 

 

She lived in a cave with a secret rastafarian commune on a mountain in Kingston. But that didn’t last long when she found out that there would be no jerk chicken or oxtail dinners.

 

She was, however, thrilled to learn that rasta women don’t shave their legs and that the men found “natural” women sexy gals. (Until they realized she got so hairy her legs had dreads).

 

 

 

 

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April Hope has fallen for many “catfish” online but is a hopeless romantic and continues to believe in finding love via ancient aol chatrooms and dive bars where you can at least get some free chicken wings during happy hour, but her catfish stories will be published under “Anonymous”. As will the naked karaoke experience. And the one about the twins. In fact, she may just change her pen name to “Anonymous”.

 

 

 

 

APRIL BLACK SEQUIN DRESS SOBE

 

 

 

 

APRIL BABY BLUE COSTUME

 

 

 

 

Want to know some weird, random facts about April Hope? Click here.

 

 

 

 

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April’s “catfish picture” from 20 pounds ago. Okay…30. Okay, damn, it was when she was 135 pounds, which was a long time ago.

 

 

 

 

What, you don’t have a catfish pic??