News and Events

Important Schedule Updates

Sara WilsonMay 31, 20231 min read
The summer season office hours for the LRJF's writing center. The center is open Monday through Thursday, 10am to 3pm, during summertime.

The Historic Home is now closed for the 2023 Hurricane Season and will reopen in November. Our office/Writing Center downtown also has changed hours through…

12th Annual Poetry & BBQ Highlights

Sara WilsonMay 12, 20231 min read
A group photo of all four special guests who presented poetry for the LRJF's 12th annual Poetry Reading and Barbecue event.

Jim May, Chelsea Rathburn, David Kirby, and Barbara Hamby visit Laura’s house after the 12th Annual Poetry & BBQ, April 22, 2023 ‘Tying the Knot:…

Tickets and Sponsorship Now Available!

Sara WilsonMay 12, 20231 min read
A flyer advertising the LRJF's special event featuring former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins, held on November 2nd, 2023. The event is titled

We’re bringing Billy Collins to Vero Beach in November. You don’t want to miss this!

Meet our Summer Camp Teachers

Sara WilsonMay 12, 20233 min read
Meet our Summer Camp Teachers

Annmarie White and Anne Powell are the dynamic duo who taught our Write in the Middle Camp in 2019 and they are back for a…

Native Plants & Native People

Sara WilsonMay 2, 20231 min read
Native Plants & Native People

Join us Sunday, May 7th for our final Garden program of the season. At 1pm, Janice Broda will tell us about the uses native plants…

Adult Writers Workshop

Sara WilsonApr 7, 20231 min read
Adult Writers Workshop

Celebrate National Poetry Month by learning the craft from two celebrated poets! Barbara Hamby and David Kirby will be in town for our 12th Annual…