Matthew Neill Null in conversation with Sam Lipsyte

Matthew Neill Null’s debut novel, Honey from the Lion, came out to critical acclaim last called “lyrical, quietly powerful," Kirkus and "an engrossing delight" in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This May, join us for a celebration of Matthew’s much-anticipated short story collection, Allegheny Front (Sarabande 2016), which has already collected ecstatic blurbs from National Book Award winner Jaimy Gordon, T. Geronimo Johnson, Sam Lipsyte, and Lydia Millet, among others. Stephen Sparks writes: “Matthew Neill Null’s stories are exquisite and haunting. They bring to crackling life a place we may think we know, but that under his gaze blossoms into something unexpected." With the great Sam Lipsyte, acclaimed author of The Ask, Home Land, and most recently, The Fun Parts.

Matthew is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop is a recipient of the Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Mary McCarthy Prize, and the Michener–Copernicus Society of America Award. His stories appear in American Short Fiction, Ecotone, the Oxford American, Ploughshares, The PEN /O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Best American Mystery Stories 2014.  has been the coordinator of the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, and has built a vibrant literary community through his work there and elsewhere.