BookLover Donor

Your personal or business BookLover donation helps us bring WritersFest to Kingston each September and contributes to our many outreach programs to readers of all ages and stages. If you wish, you can earmark your donation to support our educational, youth or performance events.

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You can also support Kingston WritersFest as an Author Patron or a Corporate Sponsor.

We appreciate individual BookLover donations at every level!

BookLover Donor Levels, Benefits and Recognition

Haiku: $50 – $99

  • Your name listed in the Festival program, if you wish
  • A charitable tax receipt for the full value of your donation

Belle lettres: $100 – $249

  • All of the above, plus
  • An opportunity to purchase Early Bird tickets in advance of the public on-sale date

Classic: $250 -$499

  • All of the above, plus
  • An invitation to the June 23 Launch Reception and Reading Event following

Opus: $500 -$999

  • All of the above, plus
  • An invitation for two to the Meet the Authors Cruise

Epic: $1,000 – $2,499 

  • All of the above, plus
  • 6 complimentary tickets to the Festival events of your choice

First Edition: $2,500+

  • All of the above, plus
  • Reserved front-row seating at the comped events chosen
  • An opportunity to have a photo taken with the author of your choice
  • An opportunity to introduce an author at a Festival Onstage event

Please note that the Canada Revenue Agency stipulates that a minimum donation of $10 is required to be eligible for an official tax receipt.

You can donate online through Canada Helps, our secure charitable donations partner. You will receive a receipt immediately by return email. Please provide us with your postal and email addresses so we can send our thank yous!

Or you can send us a cheque, made out to Kingston WritersFest and mailed to our office.

If you choose to support us by cheque, we will send your charitable donation receipt at the end of the calendar year. For more information on how you or your business can support the work we do, please contact