Six Word Story Contest for Teens

Six Word Story Contest for Teens

We’re partnering up with the Indian River County Library system to run a six word story writing contest for teens! Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway placed a bet that…

Reading Riding: Slowly, Slowly

Reading Riding: Slowly, Slowly

Even those of us who admire the poems of Laura Riding can find them difficult. This response is what she expected. She believed that true poems are difficult because they…

Write in the Middle Creative Writing Summer Camp

Write in the Middle Creative Writing Summer Camp

Join us for a creative writing summer camp! We welcome students entering grades 6, 7, 8, and 9 for a week of fun-filled activities. Nature journaling, pottery, poetry, historic tours…

Lenten Organ and Poetry Series

Lenten Organ and Poetry Series

The Community Church of Vero Beach is hosting an Organ and Poetry Series that will take place on Thursdays during Lent at 11 am. Our very own Sean Sexton will…

The Literary Heart of Indian River County

Save the historic house and support literary programs that nurture passion for writing

Mission: The Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation is dedicated to preserving the author’s home and nurturing writers through a series of literary offerings including writers groups, summer camps, workshops, and poetry festivals.

Vision: Honoring writer Laura (Riding) Jackson’s belief in the promise of language by creating community through the literary arts.