This Week: Sean Sexton in the 37th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

This Week: Sean Sexton in the 37th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

This week, Indian River County Poet Laureate Sean Sexton will be featured in the virtual 37th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, “The Rodear Year.” On Saturday, January 29, catch Sean Sexton…

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.…

Advent: Organ and Poetry Series

Advent: Organ and Poetry Series

This December, Andrew Galuska and guest poets will present concerts of organ music and the spoken word. Seating will be socially-distanced, and masks will be required to attend. Attend live…

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.