About Cherrie Amour

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Cherrie Amour is a Baltimore-based award-winning poet/author who writes about love, life and relationships. 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 is featured in the Paterson Literary Review. Her work has been published in Poet's Ink, Understorey Magazine, Maryland in Poetry and The Fire Inside: Collected Stories and Poems from Zora's Den.

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Check out Cherrie's poetry in this anthology of Black Women Writers!

Cherrie Amour is one of the featured authors in this newly released anthology of Black women writers!

Cherrie Amour is one of the featured authors in this newly released anthology of Black women writers!

Previous events

Poe House Presents Second Sunday Author Series

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Virtual

Poe House Presents Author Series has moved online! Join us every second Sunday of the month as we present Maryland authors for live readings of selected excerpts from Poe's short stories or poems, presentations of the author's own written works, followed by author-led Q&A discussion.

Cherrie Amour will read Poe's poem, "The Lake," then read from her poetry memoir, Free to Be Me, Poems on Love, Life and Relationships and her second yet-to-be-published poetry manuscript, In My Skin (working title.) All sessions are led online by a live author and museum docent via the Zoom conferencing platform. This series is offered on a Pay-What-You-Can basis. All proceeds benefit the Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, to help keep Poe's chamber door open to visitors.

$5 or PayWhatYouCan (PWYC)

Words, WIne & Wings 8 - The Zoom Edition (Virtual)

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Online

Celebrate the 8th Zoom edition of "Words, Wine & Wings" poetry show and Open Mic hosted by award-winning Baltimore poet Cherrie Amour. The show will feature five dynamic poets from the Baltimore and the DMV who will share their poetic verses. Topic is Freestyle! Poets include: Alan King (Bowie, MD) Analysis the Poet (Baltimore, MD) Anastasia Gadson (Woodbridge, VA) Brenda Bunting (Oxon Hill, MD) Sara Younes (Severn, MD) Email cherrieamourpoet@gmail.com to be added to the OPEN MIC list. Accepting the first 10 to sign up!

EVENT SPONSORS: Next Phaze Cafe, Rod & Staff Consulting

All tix are $10.

The Scheherazade Project #101nights Campaign

Virtual

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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