“My new professor, with his reading list of Central and Eastern European literature, had handed me a vast map with so much good territory to explore.”
Matthew Neill Null 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. His latest book is the story collection Allegheny Front, published by Sarabande.