2019 Books in Bloom Author
Matthew Sullivan’s debut novel, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore (Scribner) won the 2018 Colorado Book Award and was an IndieNext pick, a Barnes & Noble Discover pick, and a Goodreads Choice Award finalist. His essays and short stories have appeared in The New York Times (Modern Love), The Daily Beast, Lit Hub, The Masters Review, and many other places. He grew up in a big family in Colorado, received his M.F.A. from the University of Idaho, and since 2003, he has been teaching writing, literature, and film at Big Bend Community College in rural Washington State.