Thank you to our generous Community Partners, Arts Partners, Author Patrons, BookLover Donors, Gift-in-Kind Supporters and Hospitality Sponsors.

Community Partners

Arts Partners

♦   Blue Canoe / The Juvenis Festival   ♦   Kingston Canadian Film Festival   ♦   Poetry In Voice  ♦  Skeleton Park Arts Festival   ♦   Thousand Islands Playhouse

2018 Author Patrons

Would you like to support Kingston WritersFest in a very personal way? Find out how you can become a 2018 Author Patron.

  • Ali Afzal, Curry Original – Naben Ruthnum
  • Altair Electronics – Tim Wynne-Jones
  • Billyann Balay – Eric Friesen
  • Blurred Words Book Club – Bill Richardson
  • Book Clubs United – Esi Edugyan
  • Alison and Candice Clark – Elisabeth de Mariaffi, Helena Moncrieff, Sandra Gulland
  • Tim and Christine Everdell, Quarry Medical Pharmacy – Mike Condra, Brett Christopher
  • Virginia Gordon and Lynne Kenny – Rawi Hage
  • Mary Ann Higgs – Michael Barclay
  • Susan, Rosemary and Caroline Jellinck – Merilyn Simonds
  • Shelley King – Kenneth Oppel
  • Kingston Writers Refugee Committee – Tima Kurdi
  • Jo-Anne Lachapelle-Beyak – Ben McNally, Shelley Tanaka, Kate Kristiansen
  • Patricia MacKay and Gillian Graham- Peter Carey
  • Diane and Gordon Marantz – Carol Off
  • Julia McArthur – Phyllis Bruce
  • David O’Toole – Brian Goldman
  • Stephen Page in memory of Joanne Page – Bruce Kauffman
  • Queen’s University Archives – Helen Humphreys
  • Reading Between the Wines Book Club – Katherine Ashenburg
  • Reiders Book Club – Iain Reid
  • Beth Robinson – Adrian Michael Kelly
  • Ryder-Burbidge Hurley Foster – Waubgeshig Rice, Elizabeth Renzetti
  • Jeanie Sawyer – Rachel Giese
  • Mike Scrannage and Karen Charlton – Wayne Grady
  • Susan Shaw and Beare Weatherup – Daemon Fairless
  • Paul Tye – Elizabeth Greene
  • Jan Walter and Steve Iscoe – Sisonke Msimang
  • Harriet Waterman – Kate Harris
  • Wintergreen Studios, with funding from the McArthur Connidis Art Fund – Lorna Crozier, Patrick Lane

2017-2018 BookLover Donors

Would you like to support Kingston WritersFest? Find out how you can become a BookLover Donor.

Opus Donor: $1,000+

Novel Idea
Penguin Random House Canada
Michael & Penny Robinson
Jennifer Surridge

Classic Donor: $500-$999
Craig Anderson
B’nai Brith Kingston
Maxine Bowen
Elaine Davies
Sadaf Ghoreshy
Gillian Graham, in honour of Patricia MacKay
Julie LeClerc
Jan Walter

Sonnet Donor: $50 to $499
Lola Reid Allin
Judith Brown
Jody Cameron
Mary & Peter Carlson
Mike Condra
Patricia Coroly
Frances Flett
In memory of Diana Susan Ford
Virginia Gordon
Lucille Groll
Jean Hafner
Joanne Hoftzyer
Neill and Andrea Iscoe
Pierre-Luc Landry
Maureen Lascelles
Katherine Manley
Peter Milliken
Susan Olding
Elinor Rush
LaVerne Russell
Jeanie Sawyer
Susan Thorne
Cécyle Trépanier
Cherrilyn Yalin

2018 Gifts In Kind Sponsors

2018 Hospitality Sponsors