Our Teens Digital Program is capturing student experiences and voices from all around the county. Click on a pin on our map to listen to and view what students are sharing. Use the plus and minus buttons in the top left hand corner to zoom in and start listening!

A Matter of Minutes Recording

A Matter of Minutes Recording

On November 11th, the Center for Spiritual Care hosted “A Matter of Minutes” as part of the November Poet in Residence. Cathy Smith Bowers, former North Carolina poet laureate, and…

Literacy Services of IRC’s 50th Anniversary Event!

Literacy Services of IRC’s 50th Anniversary Event!

Join us for a free, family-friendly event this Friday to celebrate the launch of Literacy Services of Indian River County’s 50th Anniversary! There will be fun, engaging activities for all…

LRJF Poet Michael Howard Wins Prestigious Award

LRJF Poet Michael Howard Wins Prestigious Award

The Florida Writers Association has announced that Michael Howard has won a prestigious Royal Palm Literary Award. Michael’s poem, My Dhow, was given the Bronze award for poetry. This annual…

Veterans Writing Workshop

Veterans Writing Workshop

Calling all IRC Veterans, Military Moms, and Gold Star Moms! Please join us for a free writing workshop. The workshop will be hosted by poets, Jennifer Horne and Sean Sexton,…

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.