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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Previous events

Pratt Library - Caribbean Lit Book Club: Poetry Edition

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Cherrie Woods aka Cherrie Amour. Cherrie Woods (aka Cherrie Amour) is a Baltimore-based award-winning poet whose candid, narrative style of poetic verse is shared in her book, Free to Be Me: Poems on Love, Life, and Relationships. A native of the Caribbean, Cherrie has been featured in The Baltimore Beacon, Fox45-TV, and Baltimore City Paper. Her poems have been published in the Paterson Literary Review, Understorey Magazine, Poet's Ink, The Fire Inside: Collected Poems and Stories from Zora’s Den, and Maryland in Poetry. She is working on her second book of poetry called Sit Comfortably Elsewhere. Connect with her on FB, IG, and at cherrieamour.com

Participants are also encouraged to share their Caribbean-influenced poetry or their favorite Caribbean poet.

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.

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