Sharisse Kimbro is a writer and mother who resides in Evanston, Illinois. Her debut novel, Beyond the Broken, is a disrobing tale of a circle of women, who wrestle with the reality of lives that have unfolded very differently than they planned. Her work has also been featured in We Got This, Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, And Humor. She has written extensively on empowering women, recovery from divorce and managing single parenthood. Sharisse earned a BA in English and a MA in Sociology from Stanford University and a law degree from the University of Michigan School of Law.