Skin, received the 2002 Walt McDonald First Book Prize from Texas Tech University Press
April Lindner's poetry collection, Skin, received the 2002 Walt McDonald First Book Prize from Texas Tech University Press. Her poems have appeared in many journals, including The Hudson Review, The Paris Review, Crazyhorse, Prairie Schooner, and The Formalist, as well as in numerous anthologies and textbooks. With R. S. Gwynn, she co-edited Contemporary American Poetry, an anthology in Longman's Penguin Academics series. Lindner is an associate professor of English at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia.