Submittable and Writer’s Block present a reading by inaugural Eliza So Fellow Melissa R. Sipin with Brittany Bronson.
Melissa R. Sipin is a writer from Carson, CA and Submittable’s inaugural Eliza So Fellow. She won Glimmer Train’s Fiction Open and the Washington Square Review’s Flash Fiction Prize. She co-edited Kuwento: Lost Things, an anthology on Philippine myths, and her work is published/forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Prairie Schooner, Guernica Magazine, PEN/Guernica Flash Series, VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, Eleven Eleven Magazine, and Amazon’s literary journal Day One, among others. She is a cofounder of TAYO Literary Magazine and her fiction has won scholarships and fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Poets & Writers Inc., Kundiman, VONA/Voices Conference, Squaw Valley’s Community of Writers, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference.
Brittany Bronson is an English instructor and cocktail server in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is a contributing op-ed writer for The New York Times, where she writes about the service industry and low-wage labor. Her fiction has appeared in Paper Darts, Cosmonauts Avenue, and is forthcoming with Juked. In 2016, she was awarded a Literary Arts Fellowship in Creative Non Fiction by the Nevada Arts Council.