Matthew J. Sullivan

Author's Bio

Additional info: *M.F.A. The University of Idaho *B.A. The University of San Francisco *Former Bookseller at The Tattered Cover in Denver and Brookline Booksmith in Boston. *Resident writer at Centrum (WA), the Vermont Studio Center (VT), and the Yaddo Colony (NY) *Writing and literature professor at a number of colleges, including the University of Idaho, Emmanuel College, Bay State College, the University of Lodz (Poland), and since 2003, Big Bend Community College in rural Washington state. *Lectures/Presentations at conferences & arts venues on Literary Mystery fiction, Literary Genre fiction, Creative Writing, Narrative Structure, and the Writing/Publish Process.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE
(Scribner, 2017)
Anthologies: 
Robert Olen Butler Prize Stories
(Del Sol Press, 2005)
Journals: 
580 Split, Fugue, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Chattahoochee Review, The Evansville Review, The Florida Review, Weber Studies
Prizes Won: 
*First place Florida Review Editor's Prize for Fiction. *First place Robert Olen Butler Story Prize. *First place Write on the River Short Story Competition. *Honorable Mention Glimmer Train Family Matters Story Contest. *Third Place Playboy College Fiction Contest. *Pushcart Nominations. *Twice Finalist for Pirate's Alley William Faulkner Society/Words & Music Best Novel Award. *Recipient of Artist Trust Grants for Artists Project (GAP) Award *Semifinalist Iowa Short Fiction Award.

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Compton
Raised in: 
Aurora, CO
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Last updated: Dec 19, 2016