Thank you to our generous Sponsors, Partners, and Gift-in-Kind Supporters.

Community Partners

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Arts Partners

Government Partners

Canada Council for the ArtsCanadian HeritageOntario Arts CouncilCity of Kingston Arts FundKingston Arts CouncilThe Writers' Union of Canada

Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our generous Author Patrons and BookLover Donors who make all this possible.

2022 Author Patrons

Ann-Maureen & Peter Owens | Amanda West Lewis
Blurred Words | Heather O’Neill
Book Group 1964 | Nancy Jo Cullen
Chez Piggy and Pan Chancho Bakery | Martha Wainwright
Connie Corbett | Mike Condra
Coutts & King Inc. | Joshua Whitehead
Doriana Bisegna | Harley Rustad
Gillian Graham and Patricia MacKay | Nita Prose
Harriet Waterman | John Elizabeth Stintzi
Ian Coutts & Catharine Lyons-King | Eden Robinson
Jo-Anne Lachapelle-Beyak | Leanne Prain
Judith Brown | Louisa Onomé
Julie Leclerc and David O’Toole | Gabor Maté

Justin Connidis + Julia McArthur | Lawrence Scanlan and Asha Varadharajan
Kimberley Falk | Eva Stachniak
Make Way For Me! Occupational Therapy | Heather M. O’Connor and Darcy Whitecrow
Mary Ann Higgs | Carol Off
Quarry Medical Pharmacy | Barbara Bell and Tricia Knowles
Queen’s University Archives | Helen Humphreys
Queen’s University Library| Armand Garnet Ruffo
Reading Between the Wines | Maude Barlow
Reider’s Book Club | Iain Reid
Steve Iscoe and Jan Walter | Guy Gavriel Kay
Steve Page | Sarah Tsiang
Toonie Book Club | Eric Friesen and Lindy Mechefske

2021-2022 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

Kathy Baer
Marilyn Banting
Deborah Barrett, in honour of Jan Walter
Ellie Barton
Jean Rae Baxter
William Beck
Paul Bennett
Sheila Billings
Christa Bisanz
Doriana Bisegna
Eugene Black
Suzanne Bodner
Jane Boulden
Mary Burbidge
Michele Bussieres
Janet Bryant
Mary Burbidge
Mary Carlson
Florence Campbell
Pennie Carr-Harris
Lizette Chalk
Marianne Clipsham
Kristine Connidis in Memory of Andrew J. Connidis
Patricia Coroy
Stephanie Dickey
Margaret Dickson
Catherine Dowell
Sharon Eakin
Linda Elderkin
Chris Everdell
Susie Everding
Marlyn Fairley
Sue Faris
Mara Fioramanti
Frances Flett
Donna Forbes
Rae-Ann Freeman
Susan Gadbois
Lorna Gallis
Patricia Glancey
Paul Gooch
Laurie Gordon
Catherine Gourdier in memory of Neta Gourdier
Susan Greaves
Elizabeth Greene in honour of Luciana Ricciutelli
Virginia Grinevitch
Melanie Harris
Mary Higginson
Susan Honeyman
Linda Huffman
Steve Iscoe
Donna Johnson
Gayle Johnson
Jane Johnston
Nancy Jones
Jane Kitchen
Richard Kizell
Christopher Knapper

Marilyn LaRose-Edwards
Julie Leclerc
Portia Leggat
Barb Linds
Barbara Love
Rebecca Luce-Kapler
Judith MacDonald
Katherine Manley in memory of Bea Anhalt
Kathryn McConnell
Juliann McDonell
Elizabeth McKee
Chloe McLellan
Lindy Mechefske
Peter Milliken
Gonny Moncur
Christine Montgomery
Elspeth Morgan
Lindsay Morgan
Adele Morley
Wayne Myles
Michael O’Neil
David O’Toole
Christine Overall
Susan Overvelde
Ann-Maureen Owens
Julie Parker
Joe Pater
Patricia Peppin
Maureen Powers
Catherine Purcell
Susie Rance
Helga Rausch
Judy Ravitz
Stephanie Raeburn-Gibson
Read and Red Book Club
Lyn Robinson
Lise Rochefort
Eleanor Rogers
Elinor Rush
LaVerne Russell
Kathleen Rust
Gillian Sadinsky
Susan Sanderson
Cheryl Skinner
Deborah Slais
Karina Stickle
Susan Taylor
Mari Teitelbaum
Cheryl Trescher
Cécyle Trépanier
Charlotte Turnbull
Nancy Valdez
Virginia Wakeford
Susan Walkinshaw
Jan Walter
Patricia Ward
Harriet Waterman
Shayna Watson
Sandra Whitworth
David Williams
Erica Wyncoll + Thomas Kerr
Cherrilyn Yalin

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