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Cheri Paris Edwards

Dr. Cheri Paris Edwards is the author of three fiction books and is also a published poet. She’s been a featured speaker at the Indy Expo and at The Virginia Festival of the Book. He first novel, Plenty Good Room was praised by Booklist and Publishers Weekly. The Other Sister, Something About April and her latest Telling Stories. are self-published through her own company PurelyParis Publishing. Edwards will soon host a weekly podcast series on Anchor.

Edwards received her PhD in English in Contemporary American Literature in October, 2019 from the University of North Texas, after completing her Master’s in Composition/Rhetoric at Texas Woman’s University. She is the mother of adult sons, Charles and Sam, and the grandmother to Zaara Serenity.

Edwards lives in SW Dallas County with her mini poodle, Sienna, and is a Professor of English at Mountainview College.




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