About Cherrie Amour

Cherrie Amour is a Baltimore-based 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. The poem Hermoso Negro, a tribute to her father won a 2013 Allan Ginsberg Poetry Award and is featured in the 2014 Paterson Literary Review. 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 (she was born in the Caribbean and grew up in Canada).

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12th Annual City Lit Festival

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Enoch Pratt Central Library Branch, 400 Cathedral St, Baltimore

I will be one of many authors at the The 12th annual CityLit Festival at the central branch of Pratt Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 tomorrow, Saturday, May 2, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. I will also display my poem, "April 27 in Baltimore, MD" written in response to the "incidents" on April 27 as per a request from CityLit organizers.

Stop by my table just to say hello or to purchase a book or CD for $10.

FREE Age limit: All ages



Detroit Public Library 150th Anniversary Celebration!

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Detroit Public Library- Edison Branch, 8400 Joy Rd, Detroit, MI, 48228

Detroit Public Library (DPL) 150th Anniversary Celebration featuring: Naomi Long Madgett, Saul Williams, Jessica Care Moore, Cherrie Amour, Keir Jackson and Mark James Andrews

Free admission



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