Jo DePrang

Jo DePrang is a freelance writer in Austin. Before that, he was nonfiction editor of the Sonora Review. Before that, he was a waiter. He's also appeared in The Atlantic, Salon.com, and VICE. He holds an MFA in Nonfiction from the University of Arizona and has won some things, including the Public Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists (2012), the National Health Journalism Fellowship from USC Annenberg (2013), and a nomination for a National Magazine Award in Reporting (2014). He still sometimes thinks about waitering.


Culture

Gimme Shelter

Are megachurch-goers looking for sanctuary in all the wrong places?

Are megachurch-goers looking for sanctuary in all the wrong places? Read More

Health Care

Fostering Neglect

Texas’ foster care reforms were supposed to fix a deadly system. Instead, they might make it worse.

Texas’ foster care reforms were supposed to fix a deadly system. Instead, they might make it worse. Read More

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