About Cherrie Amour


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!

Previous events

Words, Wine & Wings 10 - The Milestone


Words , Wine & Wings is back on June 27th with its 10th Milestone Show (online/Zoom) featuring poets Brenda Bunting and Buddah Desmond from the inaugural show back in 2017, special guest Taalam Acey and more! You bring the wine and wings, we bring the words. Tix are $10

All tix are $10.

Poe House Presents Second Sunday Author Series

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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)

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