Marie Stiefel to be Recognized as Philanthropy Leader

Marie Stiefel to be Recognized as Philanthropy Leader

Marie Stiefel, President of the Board of our Foundation, has been selected as a Philanthropy Leader by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Indian River. Marie has been inspirational and…

Keeping the Arts Alive Poetry Reading

Keeping the Arts Alive Poetry Reading

Join us at the Raw Space Gallery on Saturday, November 14 from 2 pm – 5 pm. Hear from our Tuesday Writers, Porch Poets, and our Poet Laureate Sean Sexton.…

Beautiful Morning: Music and Poetry Event

Beautiful Morning: Music and Poetry Event

On Thursday November 12 at 11am at the Community Church of Vero Beach, Sean Sexton will read poetry along with music performed by Rochelle Sallee (piano) and Rachel Carter (soprano)…

Featured Poets

Featured Poets

We are pleased to share readings of poetry by poets who have previously read at our events. New recordings every Thursday!

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

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