O. Henry Prize Winner

Matthew Neill Null '06

Congratulations to Matthew Neill Null, a member of the Class of 2006 and a Creative Writing Fellow at the University of Iowa. Matt’s story, “Something You Can’t Live Without,” is among the 20 stories selected for publication in the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011: The Best Stories of the Year.

An English major at W&L, Matt earned an M.F.A. in fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His work has appeared in the Oxford American, Gray’s Sporting Journal and Shenandoah.

The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011 is edited by Laura Furman and will be available in mid-April from Random House’s Anchor Books. Matt’s winning entry first appeared in the Oxford American.

3 Responses to “O. Henry Prize Winner”


  1. 1 Jaci Gonzales March 3, 2011 at 12:09 am

    Congratulations, Matt! I can’t wait to read it!

  2. 2 Burr Datz March 2, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    Congratulations, Matt! Thanks for bringing House Mountain Radio to W&L and good luck with your writing career!!

  3. 3 Andrea Null '10 March 2, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    Congratulations brother!


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