Cherise Morris

Cherise Morris is an award-winning writer, interdisciplinary performance artist, ritualist, spirit worker and healer born and raised in rural Virginia and living in Detroit, MI. Her writing and multidisciplinary performance work has been supported by a host of regional and national organizations, including the Knight Foundation, Kresge Arts in Detroit, Red Bull Arts, Allied Media Projects, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Poets & Writers, and PEN America. Her essays have twice been recognized as notable works of literary nonfiction in Best American Essays 2018 and Best American Essays 2019.


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Detroit, Michigan USA