This year's judge is Bryan Washington, author of Lot.
Bryan Washington’s 2016 story “Navigation” tells the story of a taqueria worker who gives Spanish lessons to his wealthy white lover. Throughout the story...Read More
We can’t wait for him to get started.
These past few weeks have been rough. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold in Texas, we’re seeing the horrifying impacts of a government that is under...Read More
It’s not every day you get to read good news in these pages.
In what amounts to some of the best news you’ll ever read in this spot, the Texas Observer is pleased to announce that Andrea Valdez, the current editor of Wi...Read More
Michael Grabell and Howard Berkes will receive the 2018 MOLLY National Journalism Prize for their “Sold for Parts” at a May 17 gala in Austin.
The Texas Observer and the Texas Democracy Foundation will award Michael Grabell and Howard Berkes its 2018 MOLLY National Journalism Prize for their work on th...Read More
The Texas Observer is holding a short story contest seeking original stories from writers both near and far. Submit your story today for the chance to be...Read More
In honor of legendary reporter and former Observer editor, Molly Ivins, the 2015 MOLLY Journalism Prize was awarded to Esther Kaplan for her story "Los...Read More
The first choice for the Observer Book Club is, naturally, Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life, by Bill Minutaglio and W. Michael Smith. This is a natural choice because ...Read More