April Mahoney ~ hailed as San Diego's Poet Laureate is a native of Los Angeles CA and the founder of A Good Person Productions started writing poetry at the age of 8. She has been published in the International Library of Poetry Anthology, a Blog talk star radio personality, and is the winner of numerous radio and print ad contests. April is the author of 3 books.
“Small statements that mean a lot her first book, “ Utter Magic” and “Rico the Seagull, Making the best out of a mess”.
Ms. Mahoney as a producer and entertainer performs her spoken word artistry to sold out crowds at a variety of venues receiving
rave reviews in and throughout New York, Los Angeles and San Diego. She has also performed on Carnival Cruise Line guest entertainment show line up. April is a former chapter president of Toastmasters International delivering hundreds of motivational speeches and presentations. In addition, to writing April supports a number of non-profit organizations and has created many entrepreneurial endeavors for herself in her beloved city of San Diego, CA. She currently resides with her family.
2017 Recipient of the 79TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT WOMEN IN THE ARTS AWARD, ASSEMBLY WOMAN SHIRLEY WEBER
Creator , Founder, Producer , The Chollas Lake Project Art and Entertainment Expo 2016
2016 Became Ordained Minister
June 5, 2014 Produced & performed "Get in where you fit in" at McCreas Music School ,La Mesa CA
8-4-13 THE LAUNCH OF "ON THE EDGE With April Mahoney
10-19 -10-20 California Reading Association,
SD Town and Country Convention Center Featured Author
8th Anniversary Show of Conversations Live Radio
Interviewed media mogul Cyrus Webb~ 7-3-2011
VIRAL 4-14-2011 danced on the Ellen DeGeneres Show 37,000 HITS ON YOUTUBE
2011 Christie's Place Julian Retreat Keynote
2011 Workshop Presenter ,The Power of the Tongue
HIV/AIDS Women's Conference Panelist
2011 African America 2nd Annual Author's Tea
2011 Honoree Blog Talk Radio Interview wth Cyrus Webb
San Diego Public Library Local Author Exhibit
2010 " Rico the Seagull, Rated # 4
Top 100 Books of 2010 , by Conversations Magazine
2010 Interviewed by Conversations LIVE Radio Show
2010 Produced and performed Heart Strings Mosaic Wine Bar/Art Gallery
2010 Dream Team- San Diego's All People's Breakfast Committee
2010 Featured Poet, UNCF Telethon- San Diego
2010 New Author Reception- San Diego Public Library
2010 Published " Utter Magic"
2009 - Published:" Small Statements that mean a lot"
2009 Honorable mention, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine International Stem Cell Research Poetry Contest
2009 Produced and performed Don't Harp on Me - Lestats - San Diego CA