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

♦   The Juvenis Festival   ♦   Theatre Kingston  ♦   Kingston Canadian Film Festival
♦   Ottawa International Writers  ♦   Festival Blue Canoe

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.

Thank you to all of our 2016 patrons, listed below!

  • Ali Afzal, Curry Original – Robert Bateman
  • Altair Electronics – Diane Schoemperlen
  • Dr. Sarah Arrowsmith & Joel Yearsley – Steven Price
  • Book Clubs United – Gail Anderson-Dargatz
  • Blurred Words Book Club – Bill Richardson
  • Chez Piggy – Anna and Jane McGarrigle
  • Justin Connidis & Julia McArthur – Ian Brown, Ross King
  • Tim & Christine Everdall, Quarry Medical Pharmacy – Alexandra Risen
  • Felicity & Fritz – Kirsteen MacLeod
  • Global Book Club – Julie Salverson
  • Virginia Gordon & Lynne Kenny – Peter Behrens
  • Mary Ann Higgs – Sandra Martin
  • Shelley King – Y.S. Lee
  • Jo-Anne Lachapelle Beyak – Rosemary Sullivan, John Steffler
  • Maureen Lascelles, Susan Olding, Colleen Pellatt – Madeleine Thien
  • Laurie Lewis – Steven Heighton
  • Patricia Mackay – Emma Donoghue
  • Diane & Gordon Marantz – Kate Taylor
  • Brian & Huw Osborne – Helen Humphreys
  • Stephen Page, in memory of Joanne Page – Ashley-Elizabeth Best
  • Reading Between the Wines – Gail Bowen
  • Reiders Book Club – Iain Reid
  • Beth Robinson & Nancy P. Young – Morgan Wade
  • Ryder-Burbidge Hurley Fasano – Carol Off, Mark Sinnett
  • Jeanie Sawyer – Dr. David Goldbloom
  • Lawrence Scanlan – Wallace Edwards
  • Mark Sinnett, Machines for Living In – Eleanor Wachtel
  • St. Lawrence College Student Association – Chris Bailey
  • Jan Walter & Steve Iscoe – Ben McNally
  • Harriet Waterman – Andrew Westoll
  • Willow Family Physicians – Tracey Lindberg

2016-2017 BookLover Donor

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

First Edition Donor: $2,500+
Penguin Random House Canada
Jennifer Surridge

Epic Donor: $1,000-$2,499
Tracy John
Maureen Lascelles
James Brown & Joan Lee
Novel Idea
Mike Scrannage & Karen Charlton
George Thomson

Opus Donor: $500-$999
Anonymous
B’nai Brith Kingston
Maxine Bowen
Judith Brown
Michelle Casey
John Fisher & Eva Toth
Homestead Land Holdings
Michael & Penny Robinson
Gini Rosen
Susan Shaw & Beare Weatherup 

Classic: $250-$499
Anonymous A
Anonymous B
Jan Allen
Neill & Andrea Iscoe
Katherine Manley
Cécyle Trépanier

Belles Lettres Donor: $100-$249
Anonymous
Billyann Balay
Doriana Bisegna
Jennifer Burbidge
Mary & Peter Carlson
Donald & Catherine Carter
Chris Knapper
Alison Li
Paul Mackenzie
Ellen McKeough
Lindsay Morgan
Pam Mundell Financial Planning
Peter Owens
Vicki Schmolka
Elizabeth Solomon
Susan Thorne
Cherrilyn Yalin

Haiku Donor: $50-$99
Ian Gemmill
Gayle Johnson
Barbara Love
LaVerne Russell
Gillian & Stanley Sadinsky
Dr Daniel Woolf & Julie Gordon-Woolf

2017 Gifts In Kind Sponsors

2016 Hospitality Sponsors