A selection of poetry by Laura (Riding) Jackson.

Click here to listen to Laura read her own poems for a 1972 WTTB broadcast. The audio is curated by Harvard University’s Woodberry Poetry Room.

A Matter of Minutes Recording

A Matter of Minutes Recording

On November 11th, the Center for Spiritual Care hosted “A Matter of Minutes” as part of the November Poet in Residence. Cathy Smith Bowers, former North Carolina poet laureate, and Sean Sexton, Indian River County poet laureate, shared some of…

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 Bowers! The workshop will be in person and take place…

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 and will showcase three different poets. The three poets for…

Advent: Organ and Poetry Series

Advent: Organ and Poetry Series

This December, Andrew Galuska and guest poets will present concerts of organ music and the spoken word. Seating will be socially-distanced, and masks will be required to attend. Attend live at 11 am at the Community Church of Vero Beach,…

Alfred Corn

Alfred Corn

https://youtu.be/YnqbWzV4oBI Alfred Corn reads “The Cloak of Invisibility.”

Alice Friman

Alice Friman

https://youtu.be/n5-G8XqZVCw Alice Friman reads her poem “Snow” with an introduction from Sean Sexton. A beautiful reading by Alice Friman, one of our previous “Daughters of Eve”. To find out more about Alice, click here.

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 launch on October 1. If you are a current high…