Welcome to the website for April plus Madison!


Dr. April Lynn James wears multiple hats— award-winning singer & scholar, librarian, Designer of Whimsical Things.

Her special interests include

baroque music & dance, Lewis Carroll,

and operas composed by women.

An experienced and esteemed public speaker, Dr. James aims to deliver education and inspiration to a variety of audiences.

See her bio here.

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, April plus Madison have published two chapbooks.

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