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Partners and Patrons

Thank you to all of our Patrons for your generous support.


Gail Appel
Mark Appel
A. Charles Baillie
Marilyn Baillie
Eldon Bennett
Cam di Prata
Rupert Duchesne
Jim Fleck
H. Roger Garland
Kevin Garland
Emmanuelle Gattuso
Ira Gluskin
Maxine Granovsky Gluskin
Patti Bunston-Gunn
Steve Gunn
Nancy Hamm
Richard HammAndre Hidi
Jocelyn Hidi
Victoria Jackman

Norman Jewison
Harriet Lewis
Patricia Lord
Robert Lord
Gordon Nixon
Janet Nixon
Beth Nowers
Valerie Pringle
Alexandra Risen
Christine Schmidt
Peter Schmidt
Paddy Scott
Allan Slaight
Tina Srebotnjak
Subak Family Foundation
Eli Taylor
Phil Taylor
Sybil Wilkinson
David Wilson


Carolynne Boivin
Dan Boivin
Terry Cosgrove
Jane Griesdorf
Sonja N. Koerner
Christine Legrice
Gary Luftspring
Oliver Murray
Grace Osborne
Diane Paddon
Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Lori Russell
Geoffrey E. Taylor
Bruce Westwood
Firth Whitwam

We extend our deepest gratitude for the exceptional generosity of Marilyn and Charles Baillie.

We gratefully acknowledge the kind support of the following organizations and individuals:

Major Partners

Canada Council for the Arts
Government of Ontario loglOntario Arts Council
Ontario CreatesToronto Arts Council
Habourfront Centre

Official Bookseller

UofT Book Store

Hotel Partner

The Westin

Publishing Partners

Programme Partners

Union Station Logo
Nordic Bridges Logo

Special Thanks

Quill Quire         Literary Review of Canada logo


Hal Jackman Foundation
Henry White Kinnear Foundation
K.M. Hunter Charitable Foundation
The Norman & Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundation

International Agencies

Acción Cultural Española (AC/E)
CAMÕES Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua
Consulat général de France à Toronto
Consulate General of Hungary in Toronto
Consulate General of Israel in Toronto
Consulate General of Poland in Toronto
Consulate General of the Portuguese Republic in Toronto
Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia
Consulate General of the Republic of Malta
Cultural Office, Embassy of Spain
European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC)
Goethe Institut
Istituto Italiano di Cultura (Toronto)
The Japan Foundation, Toronto
New Zealand Book Council – Creative New Zealand
Polish Book Institute
Singapore National Arts Council
Slovenian Book Agency
Slovene Writers’ Association
Taipei Cultural Center in New York

Special Thanks To

Bengali Literary Resource Centre
By the Lake Book Club
Canadian Children’s Book Centre
Canadian Stage
Globe and Mail
Governor General’s Literary Awards
Humber School of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Literary Press Group
Quill & Quire
The Writers’ Trust of Canada
Toronto Poetry Slam
Toronto Comic Arts Festival
Toronto Writers Collective

International Visitors (IV) Programme Committee

Iris Tupholme, Jamaal Azeez, Jennifer Ball, Erin Balser, Emily Ferko, Gillian Fizet, Carolyn Forde, Scott Fraser, Maria Golikova, Joe Lee, Hazel Millar, Jay MillAr, Christine Saratsiotis, Deborah Sun de la Cruz, Sarah St. Pierre, Synora Van Drine, Dan Wells and Janie Yoon.

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