Priscila Mosqueda is a freelance writer based in Austin, Texas, where she covers energy and the environment, immigration and labor. She is a frequent contributor to The Texas Observer, an investigative magazine covering politics and social justice issues in Texas. Her work has been featured in various Central Texas outlets and online news blogs.


After losing his father to the fertilizer plant explosion that almost destroyed his hometown, Parker Pustejovsky is spearheading the effort to recover—and he’s barely old enough to read.