Partners and Patrons

Thank you to our TIFA Patrons and Foundation Patrons!

Global Authors Club

Gail and Mark Appel
Marilyn and Charles Baillie Family Foundation
The Bennett Family Foundation
The Honourable Nicole Eaton
Harriet Lewis and Eldon Bennett
L’Heureux Family Foundation
Miles Nadal and Peerage Realty Partners
Beth Nowers and Jack Curtin
Nalini and Timothy Stewart

TIFA Champions

Heather Conway
The Norman and Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundation
Henry White Kinnear Foundation
Shelagh and David Wilson Fund at Toronto Foundation
Phyllis Yaffe

TIFA Patrons +

Cindy and Shon Barnett
Rupert Duchesne and Holly Coll-Black
Louise MacCallum
Andrew Stewart


Semareh Al-Hillal
Marla Berger
Marah Braye
Shawn Brayman
Rebecca Brill-Argall
Patti Bunston Gunn
Butterfield Family Foundation
Mary Campbell
Lorie Cappe and Linda Lewis
Terry Chisholm
Theresa Cosgrove
Douglas Davis
Shagorika Easwar and Easwar Gopalasamudram
Doone Estey
Peter Goring
Deborah Gray
Jane Griesdorf
Zoe and Arnie Guha
Nancy and Richard Hamm
Jan Innes
Roz Ivey
Robert and Patricia Lord
Julie di Lorenzo
Gary Luftspring
John Macfarlane
Gillian MacKay and Ronald Graham Household
Michael MacMillan
Michѐle Maheux
Robin Mirsky
Jane Monaghan
Jackie Nixon
Lisa Philipps
Timothy and Frances Price
Suman Rahman
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Bob Ramsay
Alexandra Ross and Brett Dunk
The Rotman Family
Godyne Sibay
David Staines
Subak Family Foundation
Iris Tupholme
Bruce Westwood

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following organizations:

Major Partners

Canadian Heritage Canada Wordmark logo
Canada Council for the Arts logo
Government of Ontario logo
Ontario Arts Council
Ontario Creates Logo
Toronto Arts Council Logo
Harbourfront centre logo

Corporate Sponsors

HarperCollins Canada logo

Official Booksellers

Media Partner

Indigo Logo
Rakuten Kobo logo

Hotel Partners

The Westin Harbour Castle Toronto Logo

Special Thanks

Aga Khan Museum Logo
All or Nothing Logo
Children's Book Bank logo
Canadian Arabic Orchestra
Diaspora Dialogues logo
University of Guelph Logo
Humber Logo
Humber School for Writers Logo
CBC Kids Jeremy & Jazzy Logo
The Moth logo
OCAD University Logo
PEN Canada Logo
Penguin Random House Canada
Theater of War logo
Toronto Public Library Logo 2023
University of Toronto Logo
Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group
Writers Collective of Canada logo

International Partners

Basque Culture logo
Consulat général de France logo
Goethe Institut logo
Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto logo
Japan Foundation Logo
Kodansha US Logo
Institut Ramon Llull logo
Bureau du Québec à Toronto logo
Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York LOGO

Lead philanthropic support is generously provided by the Global Authors Club: Gail and Mark Appel, The Marilyn and Charles Baillie Family Foundation, The Bennett Family Foundation, The Honourable Nicole Eaton, Janet and Willard L’Heureux, Harriet Lewis and Eldon Bennett, Miles Nadal and Peerage Realty Partners, Beth Nowers and Jack Curtin, Nalini and Timothy Stewart.

International Visitors (IV) Programme Committee

Carolyn Forde (Co-Chair), Jennifer Lambert (Co-Chair), Emily Ferko, Olga Filina, Maria Golikova, Roland Gulliver, Hazel Millar, Jay MillAr and Synora Van Drine.

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