by Alexandra M. Landeros NOTE: Article originally published on AustinPost.org on July 2, 2012. Austin Post is no longer published. Version below is a shortened, edited version. Contact author for a copy of the original version. About a 75-mile drive from Austin, near La Grange, there is a coal burning plant called the Fayette Power Project, also
Going off the beaten path, discovering undercover people, places, and things. When I started this blog 12 years ago, I used to say, “perhaps we’ll meet where you least expect to find me.” As I’ve developed a career in marketing and public relations, I now say “perhaps we’ll meet, not where you least expect to
From 2012 through 2015, Alexandra wrote features and reviews for Latino Magazine. Below are a few samples: Baroque on the Border Social Media Does Good About Latino Magazine LATINO Magazine is the flagship publication of the Latino Publishing Group. Based in Austin, LATINO is the voice of the Latino community. Every issue features informative, in-depth
This past spring, Alexandra published her first short story, “The Sleeping Mexican.”. It’s just the beginning of many more stories to be published, as well as a semi-autobiographical novel that is currently in progress. Click here to order the Spring 2016 issue of Southwestern American Literature. Of course there is nothing new about men trying to
Alexandra wrote a monthly column for TODO Austin from August 2009 through October 2013 under her pen name “Undercover Mexican Girl.” Click here to read the archives. Interested in reading more about Undercover Mexican Girl? Check out her blog. About TODO Austin TODO Austin is a free-distribution, full color monthly newspaper and online journal for
In 2011, Alexandra was a weekly contributor to Latinometro in Austin, Texas. About Latinometro Latinometro* is brought to you by a diverse group of online editors and writers and the publishers of LATINO Magazine. Some of us were born here, some of us moved here and stayed, some of us moved away and came back.