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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DC Project Poetry Inc. Presents Cherrie Amour

Watha T. Daniel Library, 1630 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Cherrie Amour's reading begins at 11:00am. The program is free to the general public. So all are welcome! An Open Mic poetry/spoken word session will follow the program. So come and share your own work, or poems written by some of your favorite artists. Sign Up starts at 10:30am.


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