Brian Gresko is a writer based in Brooklyn. He has contributed to The Huffington Post, Salon, The Atlantic, The Paris Review Daily, The Millions, AGNI Online, The Iowa Review Online, and The Good Men Project, as well as Glimmer Train Stories. His interview with author Helen Schulman was reprinted in the paperback edition of her novel This Beautiful Life. You can keep up with him at


What if you really could tell something about a book by its cover? With the National Book Awards impending announcement of the National Book Award winners color expert Jude Stewart weighs in on what the covers reveal.


Writer Rebecca Serle will surely get some hate mail for reimagining Juliet as a greedy, jealous girl. She talks to Brian Gresko about 'When You Were Mine,' her version of the Shakespeare classic, in which she tells the story from the point of view of Rosaline, Romeo’s first girlfriend.