Furious Flower
  Poetry Center
  MSC 3802
  Harrisonburg, VA 22807
  PHONE: (540) 568-8883
  FAX: (540) 568-8888

  Natalia Bradshaw-Parson

Press for Furious Flower
  Read Austin, Luanne. "Renowned Poet Visits JMU to Re-Record Album." Daily News-Record. 24 February 2006.  
  Read O'Connor, Joseph. "Poetry Event Featured in New Project." Daily News-Record. October 27, 2005.  
  Read Student Reactions to the 2004 Conference  
  Read Austin, Luanne. "Circle Brings Together Black Arts Movement Elders." Daily News-Record. 2004. October 2, 2004.  
  Read Austin, Luanne. "Professor's Idea Grows into Gathering of Black Poets." Daily News-Record. October 2, 2004.  
  Read Jasper, Kelly. "For Young, Food Joins Poetry as One of Life's Finer Things." Daily News-Record. October 2, 2004.  
  Read Jasper, Kelly. "Quilt Exhibit Traces African Symbols." Daily News-Record. October 2, 2004.  
  Read Jasper, Kelly. "Poets Let Loose Their Voices: Readings Tackle Child Abuse, Loss and Personal History." Daily News-Record. October 2, 2004.  
  Read Schiff, Sharon. "Poetry Blooms at Conference." The Breeze. September 27, 2004.  
  Read Mellot, Jeff. "Hundreds Applaud Former Poet Laureate: Amiri Baraka Reads Highly Criticized Poem at Furious Flower Event." Daily News-Record. September 25, 2004.  
  Read Austin, Luanne. "Ten Years Later, Furious Flower is Back and Continuing the Revolution." Daily News-Record. September 23, 2004.  
  Read Baron, Elizabeth. "Poet Visit Creates Controversy among Hillel: Poet Accused of being 'Anti-Semetic, Anti-Israel.'" The Breeze. August 26, 2004.  
  Read "Controversial Poet has Right to Speak." House Editorial. The Breeze. August 26, 2004.  
  Read Mellott, Jeff. "JMU Fears the Verse: Jewish Student Group's Leader Protests Baraka." Daily News-Record. August 20, 2004.  
  Read Mellott, Jeff. "JMU Alum Protests Poet's Visit:
Baraka, Who Wrote Controversial 9-11 Poem,
To Attend Conference at College
." Daily News-Record. July 31, 2004.
  Read Hurston, Lauren. "'Furious Flower' Popping Up at JMU." Daily News-Record. July (?) 2004.  
  Read Austin, Luanne. "Arts Organization Gets Boost From State Funds." July 27, 2004.  
  Read Clarke, Jessica. "Joanne Gabbin's Garden Literary:
Prof's 'Furious Flower' Plants Black Poetry." Daily News-Record. January 7, 2003.
  Read Clarke, Jessica. "JMU Students Help Regenerate Art of Poetry Readings." Daily News-Record. November 18, 2003.  

"Coup of the Century." Monteplier, Winter 2000.

  Read Clarke, Jessica. "Bards of a Feather: New Poetry Center Blooms at JMU." Daily News-Record. April 2, 1999.  
  Read Hawkins, B. Denise. "An Evening with Gwendolyn Brooks: The Pulitzer Prize-Winner and Poet Laureate Shuns Pretense, Invites Challenges." Black Issues in Higher Education, November 3, 1994, vol. 11, no. 18, pp. 16, 20-1.  
  Read Friedman, Roger. "Di-Verse-Ity: Furious Flower Fulfills a Pledge for Organizer." Daily News-Record. October 3, 1994.  
  Read Edwards, Chris. Untitled. Daily News-Record. September 26, 1994.  

Hindley, Meredith. "The Furious Flower: Black Poets Discuss Their Craft."Humanities, September/October 1994, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 28-9.


Hawkins, B. Denise. "A Furious Flowering of Poetry: Conference to Document, Analyze, Black Arts Movement of the '60s." Black Issues in Higher Education, August 25, 1994, vol. 11, no. 13, pp. 40-2.