Carla Bruce-Eddings

Carla Bruce-Eddings is an Associate Publicist at Riverhead Books, and is a freelance writer and Books Editor for Well-Read Black Girl. Her writing has been featured in New York Magazine, Refinery29, The Establishment, Literary Hub, and elsewhere.
Recent Articles

"V Is For Vulva": How Millennial Parents Are Teaching Their Kids About Their Body Parts

Down there. You-know-what. P. V. And who can forget the completely unironic heyday of va-jay-jay? How often do we hedge on using the proper terms for genitalia out of a misplaced sense of propriety or embarrassment? Or worse, ignorance? For many of u…
By Carla Bruce-Eddings

Millennial Moms Are *Obsessed* With Buying Plants & It Says Something Huge About Us

Can any iteration of retail therapy even hope to compare to the pure bliss of crossing your threshold with a brand new house plant in tow? The 2016 National Gardening Survey found that of the 6 million people who took up gardening that year, 5 millio…
By Carla Bruce-Eddings

Oprah's Golden Globes Speech Spoke To My Darkest Fears As A Mother

Over a million people have watched the official YouTube clip of Oprah Winfrey accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award for a lifetime achievement in the hours since it first aired. It has, to put it lightly, struck a note. This past weekend, while my two…
By Carla Bruce-Eddings