About Cherrie Amour


Cherrie Amour is a Baltimore-based award-winning poet/author who writes about love, life and relationships. She created the poetry series, "Words, Wine & Wings" which she hosts at a variety of venues throughout the Baltimore, MD area. Amour's first book of poetry Free to Be Me, Poems on Love, Life and Relationships is a poetry memoir that details her life from childhood to adulthood and her geographic journey from the Caribbean to the U.S. Her poem Hermoso Negro, a tribute to her father, won honorable mention in the 2013 Allan Ginsberg Poetry Award contest. Her work has been published in Poet's Ink, Paterson Literary ReviewUnderstorey Magazine and the upcoming Zora's Den anthology, The Fire Inside

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Previous events

The Scheherazade Project #101nights Campaign


I am going live TONIGHT with my poetry (as Cherrie Woods) with The Scheherazade Project as part of the #101nights Campaign. Join us in counting down to the most pivotal election of our time. Live stream starts at 8 pm EDT and can be watched on The Scheherazade Project's Youtube, Instagram, and Facebook. Check out https://thescheherazadeproject.org for links, & follow @1001usnights on Instagram and Twitter for updates! Let's use the power of story to change this world for GOOD!

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The Scherazade Project Showcase - FREE Virtual Event

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Virtual, Baltimore

In conjunction with The Scherazade Project, https://thescheherazadeproject.org/, we celebrate a Women’s Right to Vote. Enoch Pratt Free Library presents via live-streamed video of female-identifying volunteers sharing a story through any art-form – spoken word, written, visual, musical, dance, and more. Featuring Petula Caesar, Sarah McCann, Christine Sajecki, and Cherrie Wood(aka Cherrie Amour). Cherrie Amour performs at 8:10 pm

Words, Wine & Wings 7 Poetry Show &Open Mic

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Next Phaze Cafe, 112 East Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD

Words, Wine & Wings "7" is the seventh poetry show in this dynamic poetry series. An open mic, 5 dynamic poets who will share their poetry on the theme, "Race," incl. Lamar Hill (Baltimore), Shelly Says So (Baltimore), Ashley Elizabeth (Baltimore), Queen Pheen (Baltimore) and Charles Stokes (Bethesda, MD): two amazing vendors: sheaQuench and Paparrazi accessories and of course, wine & wings all take center stage.

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