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!

Laura’s Sesame Cookies

Laura’s Sesame Cookies

Guests to Laura’s home would often be given some of her homemade sesame cookies. These are delicious!! Ingredients: 2 sticks of butter at room temperature 1 cup of sugar 1…

Featured Poets

Featured Poets

We are pleased to share readings of poetry by poets who have previously read at our events. New recordings every Thursday!

Weed Warriors!

Weed Warriors!

We’re going to gather our gloves and gardening hoes and weed Laura’s garden! Join us at 8am every other Tuesday beginning September 29 at Laura’s historic home for some wholesome…

Six Word Story Contest for Teens

Six Word Story Contest for Teens

We’re partnering up with the Indian River County Library system to run a six word story writing contest for teens! Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway placed a bet that…

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.