Writer & Journalist | ✏️ @nprcodeswitch @vogue @catapultstory | Founder & former boss lady @hyphenmag | Native Texan in California | Misses Tex-Mex

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I write and produce stories for print, digital, and radio. As a journalist, I cover arts and culture, communities of color, immigration, and criminal justice. My work has appeared in NPR, Vogue, NBC News, and Village Voice Media newspapers. I also write essays and creative nonfiction.

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@fluffysharp — 1,729 followers, 5,556 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

"& even sneak bottles of wine from his personal winery into the grocery bags of loyal patrons, then wave at cashiers not to charge them."

Sep 22, 2017

"Vardakastanis was known to be in his stores at all hours to joke with customers"

Sep 22, 2017

This is terrible. Police are looking for a silver sedan with damage to the front.  http://bit.ly/2yjCRhp 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Features desk intern at the Austin American-Statesman

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I own one and TSA looked at me funny when I put it through the X-Ray machine.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?