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.

Kelly Rowland On Raising A Super Evolved Son, & Recognizing Your Own Greatness

Small children have garnered a reputation for being perpetually dirty — grubby fingers, crumbs around their chin, dried apple juice staining the front of their clothes — but it certainly doesn’t ring true for every kid. Take Titan, Kelly Rowland’s…
By Carla Bruce-Eddings

Eva Longoria On The One Thing Every Woman Thinks When She Finds Out She's Pregnant — EXCLUSIVE

Dog Days, Ken Marino’s new film, opening Wednesday across the country, chronicles the lives of a group of strangers in Los Angeles in a movie you might describe as "Crash with dogs," only happy. The pups are the connective tissue between lovers and…
By Carla Bruce-Eddings

"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…
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…
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…
By Carla Bruce-Eddings