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April Shih

writer Evel, You're The Worst, Undone, Mrs. America
April Shih is a Los Angeles-based television writer and filmmaker. Growing up in a sleepy beach suburb, April
entertained herself by catfishing people in AOL chatrooms. This penchant for making shit up eventually turned
into a passion for storytelling, and after high school April attended film school at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
April has produced several films and plays including the Ovation Award-winning revival of Kiss of the
Spiderwoman: The Musical. April spent two years playing poker in Las Vegas before pursuing a degree in playwriting at Cal State Northridge. April has been a fellow of the Sundance Episodic Story Lab, Film Independent Episodic Lab, CBS Writers Mentoring Program, as well as a recipient of a Sundance Advancement Grant in support of her project TILTING. She has written for FXX’s critically acclaimed comedy YOU’RE THE WORST, MRS. AMERICA, a forthcoming FX limited series starring Cate Blanchett, and UNDONE for Amazon Studios. She is currently developing a cable series with Larry Wilmore and The District for ABC Signature.