Jessica Pishko

Jessica Pishko has a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an M.F.A. from Columbia University. She lives in San Francisco.

Stories By Jessica Pishko

Marrying a Monster

He was a 32-year-old inmate who bludgeoned his own mother and sister to death. She was a 60-something mom with a successful life on the outside. How could she have fallen for him?

The Curious Case of the Prison Publishers

A fateful shooting boosts the career of a cub reporter and lands a young radical behind bars. A chance meeting decades later launches the unlikeliest of publishing partnerships.