Matthew Minson is the Writer/Director of You Have Arrived (2019) is also the writer of New Soul (2014) directed by Mike Fry and starring Larry Miller based on his prize-winning short story, The New Souls Department. He is a Nicholl Fellowship Semifinalist, Stowe Story Labs alum, and the author of an award-wining series of books published by Texas A&M press. His hilarious novel, Sun City, won the 2022 Best Indie Book Award for humor. He was a Faulkner-Wisdom top-ten in 2018 and was an editor's submission for the Pulitzer in 2016. His film work originated with Rocketman (1998) starring Harland Sanders and William Sadler as the director of Mobil Med which provided location medical services to the film industry and continued through 2003 when he turned his attention to the literary enterprise and the optioning of his first book. A physician specializing in international humanitarian aid, he has been a contributing writer to and has appeared on C-Span, CNN, National Public Radio and a host of others. He is currently working on development of a true crime series and his next book.