Furious Flower

Furious Flower Poetry Center established at JMU

Sat, 1 Jan 2005 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Under the administration of Linwood Howard Rose, the Furious Flower Poetry Center was established on the campus of James Madison University. English professor Joanne Gabbin was named its executive director. Previously, Gabbin had organized the 1994 and 2004 Furious Flower poetry conferences while directing the honors program at JMU. Gabbin and her staff, assistant director Elizabeth Haworth and editorial assistant Julie Caran, moved into offices in the Driver Drive modules, opening the center's doors in the spring of 2005.

The academic center received its charter in December 2010.

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