Joyland

Matthew Sullivan

Matthew Sullivan’s debut novel, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, out this week from Scribner, is an Indie Next pick and a Barnes and Noble Discover pick, and he's the Goodreads Debut Author of the Month. He received his M.F.A. from the University of Idaho, and his short stories have been awarded the Robert Olen Butler Fiction Prize and the Florida Review Editor’s Prize. He worked for years at the Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver and at Brookline Booksmith in Boston, and currently teaches writing and literature at Big Bend Community College in rural Washington State.