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.

The Promise and Limitations of Working-Class Male Protagonists

Articles/Essays – Volume 55, No. 2

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