Jennifer Bringle is an award-winning writer and editor based in Greensboro, N.C. She works as senior editor of Casual Living, the leading trade publication covering the outdoor furnishings and accessories industry, and Exterior Design, focusing on the high-end interior design community. She also previously served as editor-in-chief of Kids Today magazine, the leading trade publication of the infant and juvenile home furnishings and accessories industry.
She wrote a weekly fashion column for The News & Observer for nine years, as well as other fashion and entertainment features. Her work also has appeared in The Washington Post, Southern Living, HuffPost, USA Today, Birchbox Magazine, Our State, The News & Record, The Charlotte Observer, Furniture Today, 1808 Magazine, North Carolina Signature, NC State magazine and Citysearch, among others.
Jennifer also has written several young adult non-fiction books on various topics from theater lighting to homelessness. Of her book, Reproductive Rights: Making the Right Choice, the School Library Journal said:
“Reproductive Rights features an even-handed look at the pro-life/pro-choice debate along with a vast amount of information on contraception.”
Jennifer was announced the winner of the North Carolina Writers’ Network’s 2013 Rose Post Creative Non-Fiction Competition for her essay, “Mamaw’s House.” Of her work, judge Shawna Kenney said, “This was the winner from the very first sentence to the very last. This writer’s personal essay is a heartfelt ode to the hoarding of all that is handwritten, told in a subtle southern voice the world would do well to hear more from.” The piece was published in the University of Illinois Springfield’s Compass Literary Journal.
Jennifer also writes about her experience with breast cancer on the blog Strange Trip.
Jennifer is a 2001 graduate of North Carolina State University with a B.A. in mass communication with a minor in journalism.
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