Cherrie Amour is a Baltimore-based award-winning poet/author who writes about love, life and relationships. She created the poetry series, "Words, Wine & Wings" which she hosts at a variety of venues throughout the Baltimore, MD area. 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 in her book, a tribute to her father won honorable mention in the 2013 Allan Ginsberg Poetry Award contest. Her work has been published in Poet's Ink, Paterson Literary Review and Understorey Magazine. She is working on her second book of poetry set for release in 2019.