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  ♦  Skeleton Park Arts Festival   ♦   Thousand Islands Playhouse

2018 Author Patrons

Would you like to support Kingston WritersFest in a very personal way? Find out how you can become a 2018 Author Patron.

  • Ali Afzal, Curry Original – Naben Ruthnum
  • Jan Allen – David Chariandy
  • Altair Electronics – Tim Wynne-Jones
  • Billyann Balay – Eric Friesen
  • Blurred Words Book Club – Bill Richardson
  • Book Clubs United – Esi Edugyan
  • Judith Brown – Kagiso Lesego Molope
  • Florence Campbell – Lawrence Scanlan
  • Alison and Candice Clark – Elisabeth de Mariaffi, Helena Moncrieff, Sandra Gulland
  • Ian Coutts and Catherine Lyons-King – Victor Suthren
  • Tim and Christine Everdell, Quarry Medical Pharmacy – Mike Condra, Liam Karry
  • Virginia Gordon and Lynne Kenny – Rawi Hage
  • Mary Ann Higgs – Michael Barclay
  • Susan, Rosemary and Caroline Jellinck – Merilyn Simonds
  • Shelley King – Kenneth Oppel
  • Kingston Writers Refugee Committee – Tima Kurdi
  • Jo-Anne Lachapelle-Beyak – Ben McNally, Shelley Tanaka, Kate Kristiansen
  • Aara Macauley and Steve Sottile – Paige Cooper
  • Patricia MacKay and Gillian Graham- Peter Carey
  • Diane and Gordon Marantz – Carol Off
  • Julia McArthur – Phyllis Bruce
  • David O’Toole – Brian Goldman
  • Stephen Page in memory of Joanne Page – Bruce Kauffman
  • Queen’s University Archives – Helen Humphreys
  • Reading Between the Wines Book Club – Katherine Ashenburg
  • Reiders Book Club – Iain Reid
  • Beth Robinson – Adrian Michael Kelly
  • Ryder-Burbidge Hurley Foster – Waubgeshig Rice, Elizabeth Renzetti
  • Gillian Sadinsky and Sherri Robertson –  Anna Porter
  • Jeanie Sawyer – Rachel Giese
  • Mike Scrannage and Karen Charlton – Wayne Grady
  • Susan Shaw and Beare Weatherup – Daemon Fairless
  • Paul Tye – Elizabeth Greene
  • Jan Walter and Steve Iscoe – Sisonke Msimang
  • Harriet Waterman – Kate Harris
  • Wintergreen Studios, with support from the McArthur Connidis Art Fund – Dionne Brand, John Metcalf

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
Craig Anderson
Sandra Baxter in memory of Lina Benotto
B’nai Brith Kingston
Maxine + Mike Bowen
Elaine Davies, in memory of Robertson Davies
Sadaf Ghoreshy
Gillian Graham, in honour of Patricia MacKay
Julie LeClerc
Jan Walter

Sonnet Donor: $50 to $499
Lola Reid Allin
Elaine Berman in memory of Bronson Wallace
Doriana Bisegna
Eugene Black
Suzanne Bodner
Jane Boulden
Judith Brown
Jody Cameron
Mary & Peter Carlson
Lizette Chalk
Mike Condra
Patricia Coroly
Stephanie Dickey
Frances Flett
In memory of Diana Susan Ford
Sadaf Ghoreshy
Elizabeth Gibson
David & Lynne Ginsburg
Virginia Gordon
Lucille Groll
Jean Hafner
Melanie Harris
Joanne Hoftzyer
Neill and Andrea Iscoe
Anita Jack-Davies
Gayle Johnson
Jane Kitchen
Chris Knapper
Pierre-Luc Landry
Barbara Love
Katherine Manley
Peter Milliken
Elspeth Morgan
Susan Olding
Elinor Rush
LaVerne Russell
Elizabeth Savill
Jeanie Sawyer
Nancy Scovil in memory of  Arlene Cronin
Susan Thorne
Cécyle Trépanier
Cherrilyn Yalin

2018 Gifts In Kind Sponsors

2018 Hospitality Sponsors