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

2019 Author Patrons

Would you like to support Kingston WritersFest in a very personal way? Find out how you can become a 2019 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

2018-2019 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
Kingston Commerce Centre
Maxine + Mike Bowen

Sonnet Donor: $50 to $499

Elaine Berman in memory of Bronson Wallace
Janine Bertolo and David White
Doriana Bisegna
Eugene Black
Suzanne Bodner
Jane Boulden
Judith Brown
Mary & Peter Carlson
Lizette Chalk
Patricia Coroy
Stephanie Dickey
Frances Flett
Sadaf Ghoreshy
Elizabeth Gibson
David & Lynne Ginsburg

Catherine Gourdier in memory of Neta Gourdier
Susan Greaves
Melanie Harris
Anita Jack-Davies
Gayle Johnson
Jane Kitchen
Chris Knapper
Barbara Love
Katherine Manley
Peter Milliken
Elspeth Morgan
Read and Red Book Club
Elinor Rush
Elizabeth Savill
Nancy Scovil in memory of  Arlene Cronin
Susan Taylor
Cherrilyn Yalin

Gifts In Kind Sponsors

Hospitality Sponsors