About Cherrie Amour
Baltimore-based Cherrie Amour is a poet/author who writes about love, life and relationships. She has two CDs, "Love’s Journey" and "ilovemesomewords." "Both have been reviewed by Baltimore City Paper and "ilovemesomewords" by Baltimore Magazine. Her work has also been published in Poet's Ink. Amour recently released her first book of poetry, Free to Be Me, Poems on Love, Life and Relationships (one of the poems, "Hermoso Negro") won Honorable Mention in the 2013 Allen Ginsberg Awards and will be featured in the 2014 Paterson Literary Review. Amour was born in the Caribbean, raised in Canada and lived in Detroit, MI for eight plus years. Her eclectic background serves as a strong influence in both her performances and her writing.