Apryl Lee's short stories and essays have been published at The New Orleans Review, Joyland Magazine, Word Riot, Underwater New York, Keyhole Press, Necessary Fiction, and Handwritten Work, among others. In 2021, she was awarded a scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. She is the co-founder and host of Halfway There, a quarterly reading series in Montclair, New Jersey. In addition to her fiction and nonfiction work, her screenplays and short films have been selected for festivals including the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, New Filmmakers at Anthology Film Archives, the IFP’s Independent Filmmaker Conference, and as a finalist for the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriter’s Lab. Apryl teaches fiction writing and screenwriting and holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and son.