Matthew Sullivan | Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore

Please join us for a reading and signing with author Matthew Sullivan. Sullivan is an award-winning short story writer and his debut novel, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, was recently released by Scribner. This page-turner is about a bookshop patron who commits suicide and his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind.  

Sullivan received his B.A. from the University of San Francisco, his M.F.A. from the University of Idaho, and has been a resident writer at Yaddo, Centrum, and the Vermont Studio Center. His writing has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and other awards, and has won the Florida Review Editor's Prize and Robert Olen Butler Fiction Prize. In addition to working for years at Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver and at Brookline Booksmith in Boston, he has taught writing and literature at colleges in Boston, Idaho, and Poland, and currently teaches writing, literature, and film at Big Bend Community College in the high desert of Washington State. He is married to a librarian, Libby, and has two children and scruffy dog named Ernie.


Event date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
521 S Main St
Moscow, ID 83843
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ISBN: 9781501116841
Availability: We can get this book for you, usually within two days.
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 13th, 2017

Goodreads Debut Author of the Month and an Indie Next Pick

"Sullivan's debut is a page-turner featuring a heroine bookseller who solves a cold case with clues from books--what is not to love?" --Nina George, author of The Little French Bistro, and the New York Times bestselling The Little Paris Bookshop