Melissa Sipin

San Francisco Bay Area

Melissa R. Sipin is a writer from Carson, California. In 2013, she won First Place in the March Glimmer Train Fiction Open and Honorable Mention in the September Glimmer Train Fiction Open. As a VONA/Voices Fellow, Kundiman Fiction Fellow, and U.S. Navy wife, she splits her time writing on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts.

She blogs at and is cofounder of TAYO Literary Magazine.

  • Work
    • Graphic designer
  • Education
    • Mills College
    • University of Southern California