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Upcoming Events, Workshops and Announcements:

Vernal Equinox aka First Day of Spring!

ByBySara WilsonMar 20, 2023

Happy First Day of Spring! Let’s celebrate with Laura’s poem about Spring. There are only two times of the year when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither toward nor away…

Phenomenal Women (and Men)!

ByBySara WilsonMar 17, 2023

We’re excited to announce the first, second and third place finishers, all of whom will read their poems on March 19, 2023 at Phenomenal Women, A Cabaret, performed by Ami Brabson!…

Tickets Now Available for Our 12th Annual Poetry & BBQ

ByBySara WilsonMar 12, 2023

You don’t want to miss this! Where else are you going to get a deliciousSouthern BBQ dinner — with a side of poetry? There will also be meet-the-author book-signings, poetry…

Write in the Middle Summer Camp

ByBySara WilsonMar 12, 2023

Space is limited! Register now so you don’t miss out! Sign up for Camp

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

The Laura (Riding) Jackson house opened its doors to the public in 1993. Since then we have become a gathering place for readers, writers, and Laura (Riding) Jackson enthusiasts of all ages.