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

Community Partners

Arts Partners

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

2017 Author Patrons

Would you like to support Kingston WritersFest in a very personal way? Find out how you can become a 2017 Author Patron.

  • Ali Afzal, Curry Original – Pasha Malla
  • Altair Electronics – Diane Schoemperlen
  • Anonymous – Leanne Dunic
  • Sarah Arrowsmith and Joel Yearsley – Ahmad Danny Ramadan
  • Billyann Balay – Eric Friesen
  • Blurred Words Book Club – Bill Richardson
  • Book Clubs United – Helen Humphreys
  • Florence Campbell – Ray Argyle
  • Chez Piggy – Alan Doyle
  • Alison and Candice Clark – Charles Foran, Duncan McDowall, Dennis Prescott
  • Clinton Dentistry – Steven Heighton
  • Justin Connidis and Julia McArthur – Merilyn Simonds
  • Tim and Christine Everdell, Quarry Medical Pharmacy – Craig Davidson
  • Global Book Club – Sarah Tsiang
  • Virginia Gordon and Lynne Kenny – Alison Pick
  • Mary Ann Higgs – Linden MacIntyre
  • Judith Irwin and Richard Henriksen – John Farrow (Trevor Ferguson)
  • Shelley King – S.K. Ali
  • Jo-Anne Lachapelle-Beyak – Anna Porter
  • Maureen Lascelles, Susan Olding, and Colleen Pellatt – Karen Connelly
  • Laurie Lewis – Adam Gopnik
  • Limestone City Dental – Robert Clark
  • Catharine Lyons-King and Ian Coutts – Tim Cook
  • Patricia MacKay – Ben McNally
  • Diane and Gordon Marantz – Doug Saunders
  • Brian and Huw Osborne – Pierre-Luc Landry
  • Stephen Page in memory of Joanne Page – Jennifer LoveGrove
  • Reading Between the Wines Book Club – Kyo Maclear
  • Reiders Book Club – Amanda West Lewis
  • Beth Robinson and Nancy P. Young – Kathleen Winter
  • Gini Rosen – Mary Beth Leatherdale
  • Ryder-Burbidge Hurley Foster – Carol Off, Lee Maracle
  • Jeanie Sawyer and Dan Corbett – Lawrence Scanlan
  • Jeanie Sawyer – Eva Stachniak
  • Lawrence Scanlan – Linda Spalding
  • Mike Scrannage and Karen Charlton – Cecily Ross
  • Susan Shaw and Beare Weatherup – Kathy Reichs
  • Merilyn Simonds – Leanne Lieberman
  • St. Lawrence College Student Association – Terry O’Reilly
  • George Thomson – Charlotte Gray
  • Harriet Waterman – Brent Preston
  • Willow Family Physicians – Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

2016-2017 BookLover Donor

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

Opus Donor: $1,000+

Jay and Toby Abramsky
Maureen Lascelles
Novel Idea
Penguin Random House Canada
Michael & Penny Robinson
Mike Scrannage & Karen Charlton
Jennifer Surridge

Classic Donor: $500-$999
Anonymous A,B, and C
Jan Allen
B’nai Brith Kingston
Maxine Bowen
Michelle Casey
Katherine Manley
John Fisher & Eva Toth
Gillian Graham, in honour of Patricia MacKay
Homestead Land Holdings
Cécyle Trépanier
Susan Shaw & Beare Weatherup

Sonnet Donor: up to $499
Doriana Bisegna
Judith Brown
Jennifer Burbidge
Mary & Peter Carlson
Donald & Catherine Carter
Mike Condra
Ian Gemmill
Joanne Hoftzyer
Gayle Johnson
Chris Knapper
Alison Li
Barbara Love
Paul Mackenzie
Ellen McKeough
Lindsay Morgan
Pam Mundell Financial Planning
Peter Owens
LaVerne Russell
Vicki Schmolka
Gillian & Stanley Sadinsky
Martha Scheinman
Elizabeth Solomon
Susan Thorne
Virginia Wakeford
Dr Daniel Woolf & Julie Gordon-Woolf
Cherrilyn Yalin

2017 Gifts In Kind Sponsors

2017 Hospitality Sponsors