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  ♦  Reelout Arts Project ♦ Skeleton Park Arts Festival

2020 Author Patrons

Would you like to support Kingston WritersFest in a very personal way? Find out how you can become a 2020 Author Patron.

Ali Afzal, Curry Original | Rabindranath Maharaj
Anonymous | Erika Behrisch Elce
Doriana Bisegna | M.G. Vassanji
Book Club 1964 | Emma Donoghue
Book Clubs United | Anakana Schofield
Judith Brown | Abena Beloved Green
Florence Campbell | Anne Bokma
Chez Piggy and Pan Chancho Bakery | Guy Gavriel Kay
Alison & Candice Clark | Amy Symington, Karen McBride, Catherine McKenzie
Ian Coutts & Catharine Lyons-King | Paula Wild
Tim & Christine Everdell, Quarry Medical Pharmacy | Elizabeth Hay
Virginia Gordon & Lynne Kenny | Robert Lewis
Mary Ann Higgs | Dave Meslin
Steve Iscoe & Jan Walter | Steven Price
Susan & Rosemary Jellinck | Barbara Bell
Jo-Anne Lachapelle-Beyak | Ben McNally, Jennifer Robson

Barb Linds, Donna Vinkle, Kate Kristiansen & Donna Gillespie, in memory of Susan Shaw | Aara Macauley
Patricia MacKay & Gillian Graham |
David O’Toole | Michael Crummey
Steve Page in memory of Joanne Page | Allison Chisholm
Queen’s Archives | Jason Heroux
Reading Between the Wines Book Club | Steve Heighton
Reiders Book Club | Shannon Bramer
Jeanie Sawyer | David Bezmozgis
Mike Scrannage and Karen Charlton | Eric Friesen
Mark Siemons, Altair Electronics | Merilyn Simonds
Twoonie Book Club | Megan Gail Coles
Harriet Waterman | Jill Heinerth
Ute Wilkinson | S.K. Ali
Wintergreen Studios (with funding from the McArthur Connidis Art Fund) | Lorna Crozier

2019-2020 BookLover Donors

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

Opus Donor: $1,000+
Mayvis Goranson
Maureen Lascelles
Novel Idea
Penguin Random House Canada
Michael & Penny Robinson
Jennifer Surridge

Classic Donor: $500-$999
Sandra Baxter in memory of Lina Benotto
B’nai Brith Kingston
Maxine + Mike Bowen
Kingston Commerce Centre
Julie Leclerc

Sonnet Donor: $50 to $499

Jean Rae Baxter
Doriana Bisegna
Eugene Black
Suzanne Bodner
Jane Boulden
Mary Carlson
Lizette Chalk
Patricia Coroy
Stephanie Dickey
Margaret Dickson
Frances Flett
Laurie Gordon
Catherine Gourdier in memory of Neta Gourdier
Susan Greaves

Melanie Harris
Gayle Johnson
Jane Kitchen
Barbara Love
Katherine Manley in memory of Bea Anhalt
Peter Milliken
Read and Red Book Club
Elinor Rush
Susan Taylor
Cécyle Trépanier
Charlotte Turnbull
Virginia Wakeford
Jan Walter
Erica Wyncoll + Thomas Kerr
Cherrilyn Yalin

Gifts In Kind Sponsors

Hospitality Sponsors