4 Mary Shelley Facts You Might Not Have Known

Column by Emmanuel Nataf May 23, 2018
In the run-up to the release of the new Mary Shelley film starring Elle Fanning, we look a little closer at some of the lesser-known facts surrounding the life and work of the "Frankenstein" author.

10 Female Authors Who Changed My Life

Column by Gabino Iglesias March 16, 2018
Some female authors wrote words that changed my life. Some changed my life by just by being themselves. Here are ten female authors I celebrate regularly.

10 Standard Texts for Junior High and High School English Class: Just How Great Are They?

Column by Christopher Shultz September 19, 2016
Just about everyone reads 'The Great Gatsby' or 'Romeo and Juliet' in their formative years...but should they?

5 Famous Bestsellers That Were Rejected (And 50 More)

Column by Michael David Wilson
Rejection is hard, but it's universal. We highlight 55 bestsellers that were rejected.

Culling The Classics: Frankenstein

Column by Brian McGackin October 31, 2014
Sifting through history, one classic at a time.
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Guillermo del Toro Curates New Horror Covers For Penguin Classics

News by Christopher Shultz October 2, 2013
The 'Hellboy' and 'Pacific Rim' director puts his seal of approval on six classic novels/collections.

Don't Leave Me Hanging...

Column by Taylor Houston October 17, 2011
The ending is the most important part, and as a writer you should want to write a spectacular ending because, hey, you did a heck-of-a-lot of work on the beginning and middle parts.