Your donations contribute to the travel and accommodation costs for the author of your choice.

$550 local authors
$825 within easy distance
$1,100+ across country
$2,200+ international authors

Author Patron benefits and recognition:

  • two reserved front-row seats at each of your author’s events
  • a signed complimentary copy of your author’s featured book
  • a meet and greet, as well as an opportunity to take a photo with your author
  • your name listed in the Festival program, if you wish
  • a charitable tax receipt for your donation, in accordance with Canada Revenue guidelines
  • other impromptu opportunities related to the author that you are supporting
  • and our warm thank you!

Interested? Read our author profiles to find the author you’d most like to support. Then contact us at We’ll match you with an author you’ll love to meet!

You can also support Kingston WritersFest as a BookLover Donor, or a Corporate Sponsor.