Matthew J. Sullivan

Fiction Writer

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 & Prizes

Anthology:
Robert Olen Butler Prize Stories (Del Sol Press, 2005)
Book:
MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE (Scribner, 2017)
Journals: , , , , ,
The Evansville Review
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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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Compton
Raised in: 
Aurora, CO
Colorado
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Last update: Dec 19, 2016