Sean Sexton to maintain position as IRC Poet Laureate

Sean Sexton to maintain position as IRC Poet Laureate

On Tuesday, October 14, the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation’s selection of Sean Sexton as Indian River Poet Laureate was officially proclaimed by the Board of County Commissioners. Sean is a…

Poetry Reading: Song of the South

Poetry Reading: Song of the South

Thursday, October 29, 7PM EDT: Poet Laureate of North Carolina, Cathy Smith Bowers (2012-2014) and cowboy poet Sean Sexton team up for a reading they are calling “Song of the South”. Register for free here!

WQCS Interview

WQCS Interview

Listen to the wonderful WQCS interview with Tania Ortega-Cowan about our poetry competition and hear some of our winning poets read their poems. Click to listen

Xaque Gruber Recommends!

Xaque Gruber Recommends!

Our favorite, local, Hollywood screenwriter and one of our fabulous writing workshop presenters, Xaque Gruber gives us a chronological list of his favorite films about writers and writing to help…

The Literary Heart of Indian River County

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.