Wife | Mama | Creative
Nyshell Lawrence is a celebrated poet + creative entrepreneur, living in Michigan with her husband and children. Her life and work is a celebration of Black womanhood.
In 2021, she created Socialight Society, an independent bookshop that specifically caters to Black women who often lack representation in traditional bookstores. Socialight Society curates classic, contemporary and children's titles written for and by Black women.
As a Lansing native, Nyshell is invested in serving the local community, and passionate about creating space for Black authors, artists, and creatives.
A FEW FUN FACTS
my name, nyshell, is pronounced like michelle w/ an "n"
i'm currently living my dream as the owner of socialight society - lansing's first black-woman owned independent bookshop
my love language is golden chai tea lattes and seafood boils
binge watching police and legal dramas is my favorite past time