View the Laura (Riding) Jackson House!

View the Laura (Riding) Jackson House!

Back in February of 2021, the Community Church of Vero Beach did a livestream tour of the house on Facebook! Board member, Susan Boyd, gave a phenomenal tour of the…

Laura’s house takes a trip to France!

Laura’s house takes a trip to France!

Last year, the French film company Arte reached out to us as part of their series Invitation Aux Voyage. They were filming an episode focused on all things Florida Cracker, and…

Amanda Gorman Award for Poetry

Amanda Gorman Award for Poetry

Inspired by poet and activist Amanda Gorman, the Penguin Random House will be granting a college scholarship of up to $10,000 to one young, promising poet. The 2022 competition will…

Membership with LRJF

Membership with LRJF

Your membership supports our mission. The Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation is happy to announce an annual membership plan! Benefits of membership include access to our many writing groups, invitation to exclusive…

The Literary Heart of Indian River County

Save the historic house and support literary programs that nurture passion for writing

The Laura (Riding) Jackson house opened its doors to the public in 1993. Since then we have become a gathering place for readers, writers, and Laura (Riding) Jackson enthusiasts of all ages.