Special Collections 

Housed at JMU’s Carrier Library, the records of Furious Flower are looked after by university archivists and include manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, audio and video recordings, and more. Below are links to the finding aids for these resources, and you can access the records by visiting Special Collections on the second floor of the library.

Furious Flower Poetry Center Records, 1990-2014.
UA 0017. Harrisonburg, VA; 13 Hollinger boxes, 1 half-Hollinger box, 5 oversize flat boxes, 1 oversize flat folder, 8.7 cubic feet.
Documents the departmental activities of the Furious Flower Poetry Center.

Furious Flower Poetry Center Conference Records, 1970-2009 (bulk 1992-2005).
UA 0018. Harrisonburg, VA; 9 Hollinger boxes, 1 oversize Hollinger box, 1 record storage box, 1 rolled storage container, 1 oversize flat folder, 6.03 cubic feet.
Materials related to the decennial Furious Flower Poetry Center conferences beginning with the inaugural conference in 1994

The Library at Furious Flower Poetry Center

At Cardinal House, we collect books and media related to Black poetry, the arts, history, and culture. For a full listing of our holdings, visit ffpc.libib.com.

Black Poetry Database

Still in development, the Furious Flower Poetry Database provides publishing and biographical information on Black poets.

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