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Save the Date!

ByBySara WilsonMay 12, 2023

We’re bringing Billy Collins to Vero Beach next November. You don’t want to miss this!

Important Schedule Updates

ByBySara WilsonMay 31, 2023

The Historic Home is now closed for the 2023 Hurricane Season and will reopen in November. Our office/Writing Center downtown also has changed hours through Labor Day.

12th Annual Poetry & BBQ Highlights

ByBySara WilsonMay 12, 2023

Jim May, Chelsea Rathburn, David Kirby, and Barbara Hamby visit Laura’s house after the 12th Annual Poetry & BBQ, April 22, 2023 ‘Tying the Knot: When Poets Marry” featured two…

Meet our Summer Camp Teachers

ByBySara WilsonMay 12, 2023

Annmarie White and Anne Powell are the dynamic duo who taught our Write in the Middle Camp in 2019 and they are back for a repeat performance! Anne Powell (left)…

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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.