Melissa Lelani Larson

MELISSA LEILANI LARSON {[email protected]} is a mixed-race Filipina American playwright and screenwriter. Plays: Little Happy Secrets, Pilot Program, Pride & Prejudice, Persuasion, Sweetheart Come, Mountain Law, Gin Mummy and Mestiza, or Mixed. Films: Jane and Emma, Freetown and “Patience.” An O’Neill semi-finalist, Mel is the 2018 recipient of the AML Smith-Pettit Foundation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Mormon Letters and currently serves as President of the Association for Mormon Letters. MFA, Iowa Playwrights Workshop. melissaleilanilarson.com

The Promise and Limitations of Working-Class Male Protagonists

Articles/Essays – Volume 55, No. 2

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