Brianna Kovan

Brianna Kovan is a features editor at Bustle, where she oversees the brand’s Rule Breakers vertical. Specifically, she commissions and edits stories about people who are shaking up and challenging their industries, and runs the new “Pep Talk” series. Previously, Brianna was the culture editor at ELLE and oversaw the magazine’s books coverage. She’s spoken with Nicole Kidman about the Myers–Briggs test, with Stacey Abrams about voter suppression, and, more recently, with Gloria Steinem about the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her bylines have also appeared in Ms., Kinfolk, and Bitch magazines. She graduated from the University of Michigan and lives in New York. You can learn more about her work at