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!

Advent Organ and Poetry Series

Advent Organ and Poetry Series

This Advent season, join us each Thursday of Advent at 11 a.m. for an organ and poetry concert! The concert will take place at the Community Church of Vero Beach…

Adult Writing Workshop with Cathy Smith Bowers! – SOLD OUT

Adult Writing Workshop with Cathy Smith Bowers! – SOLD OUT

Our first workshop of the season is here and now open to the public! The Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation is proud to present an Adult Writing Workshop with Cathy Smith…

Collaboration with the Center for Spiritual Care!

Collaboration with the Center for Spiritual Care!

The Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation is happy to announce our collaboration with the Center for Spiritual Care! On November 11th at 7 p.m., former North Carolina Poet Laureate Cathy Smith…

First Writing Workshop of the Season!

First Writing Workshop of the Season!

The Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation is proud to announce our first writing workshop of the season! On November 13, from 9:30-12:30, Cathy Smith Bowers will be hosting an in-person workshop…

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.