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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.


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    Furious Flower mourns the passing of poet Kamau Brathwaite, internationally renowned Barbadian poet and historian.

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    Professor Lauren K. Alleyne, an associate professor of English at James Madison University, has been nominated for the NAACP Image Awards for her book of poetry, “Honeyfish.”

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    Joanne V. Gabbin reflects on the life, work and death of the poet, who was struck and killed by a vehicle on Dec. 7, 2019.

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