Welcome to the website for April plus Madison!


Dr. April Lynn James wears multiple hats—award-winning singer & scholar, librarian, creative educator exploring the intersection of the arts, spirituality, and wellness.

Her special interests include

baroque music & dance, Lewis Carroll,

yoga, and operas composed by women


The guardian angel of her sense of humor, Madison Hatta, Sonneteer, composes and declaims whimsical sonnets on such themes as madness, Time, career & family dysFUNction, and the importance of drinking tea.


Together, they have published two chapbooks.


A flash of beauty and inspiration. . . . Transformed the gritty black box into some garlanded arcadia.

Erika Kinetz, The New York Times


Your groundbreaking research is just the type that the Center supports, as we continue to spread the word of women’s historical achievements.

Jess Wilcox, Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum



Linda Slodki, President, Mt. Airy Art Garage, Philadelphia, PA

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