About Cherrie Amour


Cherrie Amour is a Baltimore-based award-winning poet/author who writes about love, life and relationships. Her 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 work has appeared in Poet's Ink, the Paterson Literary Review and Understorey Magazine. Her poem Hermoso Negro, a tribute to her father won a 2013 Allan Ginsberg Poetry Award. Amour also has two spoken word CDs "Love's Journey" and "ilovemesomewords." Her eclectic background serves as a strong influence in both her performances and her writing.

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Previous events

Words, Wine and Wings 2 - Poetry Show & Open Mic

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Nancy by SNAC, 131 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD

Words, Wine & Wings – 2 is the second show in the Baltimore-based poetry series hosted by award-winning poet/author Cherrie Amour. This show features poets (emerging and established) in the DMV area who share their stories based on a show theme. The theme for the November show is “Men Share their Pain” and will feature four poets: Ron Kipling Williams (Baltimore, MD), Anthony Morales (Washington, DC), Gilbert H. Richards (Baltimore, MD) and Charles Stokes (Bethesda, MD). Recommended for 18+ years

Words, Wine and Wings Poetry Show / SOLD OUT

NuBohemia Coffeeshop, 42 W. Biddle St. (lower level), Baltimore

Poet Cherrie Amour serves as host for 4 Emerging Poets from the Baltimore-area who will share their prose, rhymes and words about “LOVE.” (includes an "Open Mic from 5:30 - 6:15 p.m.) Poets include: Brenda Bunting, BuddahDesmond, HanaLynn and Leon, Jr. Adv. tix only on sale July 25!

Local Authors of the Caribbean

Enoch Pratt Free Library (Waverly Branch), 400 33rd St. , Baltimore

Poet Cherrie Amour joins local DMV authors including, Jewel Amethyst (St. Kitts), Katia D. Ulysse (Haiti), Carol Mitchell (Nevis) and other authors the Caribbean to discuss their books.

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