Cherise Morris

Cherise Morris is an essayist and spiritualist born and raised in rural Virginia. Her essays have appeared in The Iowa Review, Longreads, The Feminist Wire, Winter Tangerine, Bustle and Fourth Genre. Her essay, “blk_grls_x-ing” was selected as a notable work in Best American Essays 2018. She is based in Detroit, MI and working on a collection of essays, entitled Visions of the Evolution: In Search of a New Humanity. Contact her at She’s also currently working on a project to bring healing rituals to the public, read more about this and support her work at this link.