Poetry Reading: Song of the South

Poetry Reading: Song of the South

Thursday, October 29, 7PM EDT: Poet Laureate of North Carolina, Cathy Smith Bowers (2012-2014) and cowboy poet Sean Sexton team up for a reading they are calling “Song of the South”. Register for free here!

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…

WQCS Interview

WQCS Interview

Listen to the wonderful WQCS interview with Tania Ortega-Cowan about our poetry competition and hear some of our winning poets read their poems. Click to listen

Xaque Gruber Recommends!

Xaque Gruber Recommends!

Our favorite, local, Hollywood screenwriter and one of our fabulous writing workshop presenters, Xaque Gruber gives us a chronological list of his favorite films about writers and writing to help…

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.