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…

Terry K. Hunter Exhibition and Workshop

Terry K. Hunter Exhibition and Workshop

One of our partners, the Gifford Historical Museum and Cultural Center, is a sponsor of Terry K. Hunter’s Black History Month exhibition and artistic workshop. From January 8 to February…

Sign Up for Adult Writing Workshops!

Sign Up for Adult Writing Workshops!

The 2020-2021 Adult Writing Workshop season has concluded. Please email admin@lrjf.org if you wish to join our email list and be notified when more workshops are available! For more information…

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…

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.