Buy Tickets for our 10th Annual Poetry and BBQ: Neighboring States

Buy Tickets for our 10th Annual Poetry and BBQ: Neighboring States

Please join us for a wonderful day of poetry and food at Laura’s historic home. This year we’ll be hearing from poets laureate from Alabama, Mississippi, and North Carolina. Stroll…

Sign Up for Adult Writing Workshops!

Sign Up for Adult Writing Workshops!

For more information about our Adult Writing Workshops, please email jbweary@mac.com. Robert Macomber Successful Writing Projects — Robert will share practical tips on how to make your writing memorable, edit…

IRC Poet Laureate Sean Sexton Has Upcoming Art Show

IRC Poet Laureate Sean Sexton Has Upcoming Art Show

In addition to being our local poet laureate and a current nominee for Florida Poet Laureate, Sean is a talented painter and ceramic artist. During the next Art Stroll on…

Last Teens Listen Session of 2020

Last Teens Listen Session of 2020

On December 18, for our last Teens Listen session of the year, 44 students from Sebastian River High School interviewed 6 local veterans from the Veterans Council of Vero Beach.…

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.