Celebrate. Educate. Preserve.

The nation's first academic center for Black poetry, Furious Flower was established on the James Madison University campus to serve creative writers, literary and cultural scholars, and poetry lovers everywhere.


Upcoming Events 







Join us on Facebook for our Facebook Live Reading Series, running now through June 11. 







Register now for our Legacy Seminar from June 21-25 honoring the life and work of Haki Madhubuti, designed especially for educators. The deadline to register is June 7.

    Top Stories

  • naomi_madgett.png A Tribute to Naomi Long Madgett

    We have lost another gem of American poetry, Naomi Long Madgett.

Back to Top