Author Patrons have more fun!
Help make WritersFest happen and meet the author of your choice! Ticket prices account for only 17% of WritersFest costs, and our Author Patron program is a vital part of the mix that puts authors on the stage. Author Patrons are part of the WritersFest family – and we’ve plenty of treats for you!
As an Author Patron, you, your friends, your Book Club, group, team or business can help bring outstanding literary figures to our stage from around the world. Your donation contributes to the travel expenses and accommodations of the guest writer or moderator.
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Interested? Read about the perks of our Author Patron and Group Author Patron donation programs below, then contact Kimberly Clarke at email@example.com. We’ll match you with an author you’ll love to meet!
Author Patron benefits and recognition:
- Two tickets and reserved front-row seats at each of your author’s onstage event
- A signed complimentary copy of your author’s featured book
- A meet and greet at the event, with photo op
- Acknowledgment of your participation on our Author Patron banner at the Festival, in the Festival program, and on our website (unless you wish to remain anonymous)
- A charitable tax receipt for your donation, in accordance with Canada Revenue guidelines†
- An invitation to the Festival launch (10 July) and Author Patron Cruise (September 27)
- Other impromptu opportunities related to the author that you are supporting
Group Author Patron benefits and recognition:
Our Group Author Patron donation program allows you to enjoy many of the perks of our individual AP donation program for a lower per-person price! Groups have the opportunity to purchase tickets to their authors’ onstage event at a discounted rate.
- A charitable receipt for the amount of your gift
- group members (to a max of 8 people) who purchase tickets will receive front row seats to your author’s onstage event
- An opportunity to meet and have a photograph taken with your author
- Acknowledgment of your participation as an Author Patron in the WritersFest program guide, on the Festival website, from the stage at the event, and on the onsite Supporter banner (unless you wish to remain anonymous)
- An invitation to our exclusive Festival Launch (in July) and Author Patron Cruise (during the Festival)