Jessica Luther

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Jessica Luther

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Jessica Luther is an independent writer and investigative journalist living in Austin, Texas. Her work on sports and culture has appeared in ESPN the Magazine, New York Times Magazine, the Texas Observer, and the Austin Chronicle, and at Sports Illustrated, Texas Monthly, Vice Sports, and Guardian Sport.

Her work gained national attention in August 2015 when writing for Texas Monthly, Dan Solomon and she broke open the story about a Baylor football player on trial for sexual assault, a case known by only a few in the community and not reported in the media for nearly two years. Her debut book on the intersection of college football and sexual assault, Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape, was published by Akashic Books on September 6.