In amplifying the voices of black women BSW is working with artists to continuously add to that collection with their own experiences. Please take a look at our artist's bios and learn more about them and their endeavors.

Contributing Writers

Desire Grose

Desiré Grose is a Chicago based writer who is passionate about helping young black women to lead authentic and emotionally healthy lives. Through sharing her own personal experiences and learnings, Desiré hopes to create a space where black women can feel seen and confident sharing the stories that have shaped who they are today. As a writer, Desiré describes herself as a black woman who uses the written word to challenge the reaction to be afraid of her imagination. By day, she is a marketing and communications writer and copy editor for an international law firm. When she is not writing, you can find her unwinding at a hot Bikram Yoga session, enjoying a new rooftop happy hour with friends, or in light of the pandemic, spending time at home.

Gabby "Boss Mom Magic"

Gabby is the creator of Boss Mom Magic. She is a single mother of four beautiful children, and she’s using the blogging world as a way to uplift and share her experiences on womanhood. She currently holds a bachelor’s and masters in science and works in corporate America, managing a staff of a little under 40 members. Her blogs and personal page is a must-stop for inspiration, and a few laughs along the way! You can get to know her more as a contributing writer for Black Superwoman Chronicles and visit her Boss Mom Magic site at / IG Handle - @bossmommagic 


Kara Ireland

Kara Ireland is a 21 year old lesbian author, poet, and blogger from Atlanta, Georgia. She is the author of Journals, Walk A Mile, The Silence, The Game Plan, and Ghosts. She is currently pursuing a Masters of American Studies and has a degree in English and Creative Writing. When she’s not advocating for Black, LGBT, and women’s rights, she is writing short stories and performing spoken word poetry. 

Personal website: 

Instagram: kelisebooks 

Facebook: K. Elise Books


Courtney Thornton

Courtney "Coco" Thornton is from Richmond, VA. Though she is only 25, she likes to consider herself a bit of an "old soul".  Nothing makes her feel quite at peace like a good book, a bundle of sage, and a cup of tea. However, her real joy comes from storytelling.  She believes that "as black women, we are the ultimate storytellers. Our words, experiences, and ancestry shape us and give us a magic unique from other cultures."  She writes to experience that magic and to hopefully pass it along to others.  Her writing usually reflects her experiences of trauma, love, self-growth, mental health, and healing. She hopes to speak her truth while inspiring you to be courageous and vulnerable. If you enjoy her writing, let her know on Instagram, @orangeucoco.


Micahela Mobley

Continuing in the tradition of the griots that came before her, Micahela "Mickey" Mobley is a poet and essayist who uses storytelling to honor the past, define the present, and dream of a liberated future. She currently lives in the Boston area with her partner and their plant babies. When she is not writing, you can find Mickey working as a justice educator, breaking out into a dance move approximately every 2 minutes and 38 seconds, spending time with her big, fat Caribbean family, and doing all the things that allow her to live with a defiant joy in an oppressive world. Personal website: IG/Twitter: @_inthemicks

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