Supporters

The Community of Writers is made possible with grants of these institutions, friends, former participants, and faculty.
This page is updated annually at the beginning of each year. It was updated on January 7, 2020.

The Community is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. Donations may be tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 


Financial Supporters

 PATRONS

Eddy & Osvaldo Ancinas • Amy Tan & Lou DeMattei • Sally Peterson & Michael Carlisle • Nancy Cushing Evans • Ken Haas • Bobbie Bristol Kinnell • Jessica O’Dwyer • Henry Pruette • Julia Flynn Siler & Charlie Siler • Janice Stone • Lucinda Watson

BENEFACTORS

René & April Ancinas • Anonymous • Joe Heinrich • Pam Rorke Levy • Lojo Foundation • Mimi Miller • Sharon Olds • Michele & Steve Rempe

LEADERS

Reagan Arthur • Ann Cavazos Chen • Georgia Court • Tyler Dilts • Alex Espinoza • The Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation • Katherine & John Gravendyk • The Hall Family • Brenda Hillman & Robert Hass • Ted Lardner • James & Susan McClatchy Fund • Lori Meyer • Carlin & James Naify • Meryl Natchez & Larry Rafferty • Janet & Michael Pietsch • Howard Price • Robin Radin • Jason Roberts • Alice Sebold • Richard D. Sime • Nancy & Fred Teichert • Jenny Witherall • LaVerne Woods & Eric Zobel

CONTRIBUTORS

Ann Bancroft • Joan Baranow & David Watts • Benjamin Burrill • Brookes & Max Byrd • Jonathan Cohen • Frances Dinkelspiel • Leslie Kelleher & Michele Fesler • Harriet Garfinkle • Dana P. Ivers • Thomas Jones • Joanne M. Kuhns • Lester Graves Lennon • Michelle Latiolais • Judy & Jim Lipman • Nancy & Lawrence Mohr • Holly Myers • Kris O’Shee • BJ Robbins • Elizabeth Joy Roe & Clyde Rodriguez • Deborah Dashow Ruth • Leigh Morgan & Christopher Sindt • Frances Stroh • Cora Yang

SUSTAINERS

Jeff Adams • Bob Austin • Helen Bernstein • Ruth Blank • Beatrice Bowles • Jan& Bob Buscho • Joy Carlin • Brett Christman • Emily Adelsohn Corngold • Kristin Klein & Bill Donahoe • Lawrence Hy Doyle • Kristen Engelhardt • Matt & Janine Kovac • Marty Krasney • Michael Lavigne • Alissa Lee • Duncan Toohey & Eva Margueriette • Gretchen McCullough • Patricia McGhee • Emily Malsam & Michael Melas • Lilliana Mendez-Soto • James Najarian • Dolores & Walter Nelson • Rainn Wilson & Holiday Reinhorn • Don Rogers • Evie Shockley • Jacqueline Hughes Simon • Betsy C. Stone • Geri Thayer • Lynn Werner • University of Notre Dame

PARTNERS

Anthony Abbott • Carolene Armer • Kevin Arnold • Amy Asay • Stephanie Austin • Sasha Bailyn • Dan Bellm • Gene Berson • Toby Bielawski • Laurel Blossom • Julie Ritter Borsa • Jay Brecker • Lucy Burns • Jan Buscho • Kathryn Gessner Calkins • Jade Chang • Brian Carey Chung • Meg Waite Clayton • Kirk & Cathy Colvin • Judy Brackett Crowe • Laurie Dainer • Victoria Dalkey • Leslie Daniels • Michael Anne de Armas • Janet Fitch • Kari Flickinger • Jeff Foran • Forrest Gander • Dagoberto Gilb • Sands Hall • Charles Halsted • Joy Harris • Louis B. Jones • Charles Joy • Marilyn Kallet • Muriel & Ron Karr • Alma Katsu • Stephanie Kegan • Laura King • Marilyn Kriegel • Elizabeth Lapin • Margit Liesche • Cynthia Lim • Bonnie Long • Laura Glen Louis • Toni Martin • Marisa Matarazzo • Artyom Matusov • Sara Michas-Martin • Anthony J. Mohr • Jeanne Morel • Ann Morris • Martina Newhook • Andrew Nicholls • Chelsea Novello • Kathleen O’Toole • Emilie Osborn • K. Paull • Richard Peterson • Celia Powles • Trent Pridemore • Gail Reitano • Barbara Richnak • Lisa Richter • Shelby Riley • Cynthia Robinson • Sara Joyce Robinson • Laura Rosenthal • Cathy Sapunor • Robert Schladale • Leta Seletzky • Benton Sen • Jessica Shi • Jane Vandenburgh & Shoemaker • Rowena Singer • Scott Stevenson • Caroline Szymanski • Gladys Thacher • Van Alyn Thaxton • Carla Trujillo • Mary Volmer • Maria Von Der Ahe • Kristin Walrod • David Weddle • Mark Wiederanders • Beatrice Motamedi & Andrew Wiener • Leonore Wilson • Mary Zaragoza

FRIENDS

Terry Adams • Andrea Alban • Lauren Alleyne • Anonymous • Amy Antongiovanni • KB Ballentine • Judith Bebelaar • Jeff Bens • Arlene Biala • Noah Blaustein • Laurel Ann Bogen • Cynthia Broshi • Jennifer Swanton Brown • Paul Brown • Mary Byrnes • Penny Cagan • Mary Camarillo • Fran Castan • Elizabeth Chapman • Sharon Charde • Nathan Cheng • Brian Cochran • Susan Cohen • Merrill Collett • Mame Cudd • John & Elmira Daniel • Amy Davis • Lucille Lang Day •  Rosa De Anda • Debra Kang Dean • Tracy DeBrincat • Nehassaiu deGannes • Allison DeLauer • Vinessa DiSousa • Carter Douglass • Charles Douthat • Tom Dowe • Sam Greyson & Laurie Ann Doyle • Mimi Drop • Joan Earle • Gayle Early • Martha Elizabeth • Patty Enrado • Dirk E. Eshleman • Kelly Falzone • Rich Ferguson • Jay Fernandez • Heather Fisher • Molly Fisk • Kevin Fitchett • Emily Baldwin & Seth Fleisher • Ron Ford • Diana Fuller • Richard Gabriel • Vishwas R. Gaitonde • Josie Gallup • Joann Gardner • Mary-Cecile Gee • Kathy Gilbert • Arthur Ginsberg • Kirk Glaser • Gwen Goodkin • Amy Haddad • Judy Halebsky • Quinton Hallett • Susie Hammond • Donia Salem Harhoor • John Harvey • Kim Harvey • Sarah Heller • Steve Hellman • Donna Henderson • Carol Henrie • Grant Hier • George Higgins • Alicia Hokanson • Yang Huang • Christina Hutchins • Joy Johannessen • Dana Johnson • Len Joy • Michele Jurich • Maxima Kahn • Nancy Kangas • Bonnie Kaplan • Mary Torre Kelly • Ann Keniston • Hari Bhajan Kaur Khalsa • Tehmina Khan • Johnny Kovatch • Deborah Krainin • Devi Laskar • Ananda Lima • Paulette Livers • Stephen Long • Deanna Ludwin • Moira Magneson • Fred Marchant • Paco Márquez • Robin Martin • Donna DiGuiseppe Matcovich • Beverly Matherne • Clive Matson • Matt Mauch • Mark Maynard • Erin McCoy • Dawn McGuire • Barbara McHugh • Mark McKain • Joshua McKinney • Elizabeth McLagan • Norman Minnick • Stewart Mintzer • Joan Monheit • Berwyn Moore • Leslie Morris • Julie Murphy • Robin Myers • Kate Nason • Barbara Falconer Newhall • Jude O’Nym • Myrna Patterson • Emily Perez • Bill Pieper • Kimball Pier • C. Pirloul Shawn • Pittard Marianne Porter • Laurie Posner • M.J. Pramik • Barry Rackner • Claudia Reder • Sandra Reeves • Scott Reid • Gary Rogowski • Renato Rosaldo • Lois Rosen • Magali Roy-Fequiere • Larry Ruth • Marjorie Saiser • Eliot Schain • Diane Schenker • Mike Shaler • Anne Alix Shaw • Jen Siraganian • Jane Smith • Scott Snibbe • Joanna Solfrain • Scott Sparling • David Spataro • Mary Austin Speaker • David Stallings • Elizabeth Sullivan • Richard Tayson • Jacqueline Derner Tchakalian • Catherine Thomas • Betsy Thorne • Heather Turbeville • Alison Turner • Tim Tuttle Norma Liliana Valdez • Leonard Van De Graaff • Sally Van Doren • Marci Vogel • Alia Volz • David Walton • Paul Watsky • Katrine Watson • Elizabeth Weaver • Zoe White • Lex Williford • Ahmand Wilson • Cory Wilson • Maw Shein Win • Mark Winburn • Mary Winegarden • Martha Yates • Harry Youtt • Olga Zilberbourg • Faith Zobel • Stanley Zumbiel


Grant Sponsors

Arts Council of Placer County • California Arts Council • Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation


Corporate Matches and Sponsors

Benevity Giving Platform • Boeing • Google • Salesforce.com • Seattle Arts and Lectures • University of Notre Dame


Events

Community Volunteers

Lisa Alvarez  •  The Ancinas Family  •  Beaucoup Chapeaux  •  Jesse Bedayn  •  Catherine Bilheimer  •  Ruth Blank & Chris Spanos
Jim Chumbley  •  Ana Cotham  •  Judy Crowe  •  Lou DeMattei  •  Kat Feiling  •  Molly Fisk  •  Whitney Fuller  •  Elias Funez
Lindsey Gordon  •  Sands Hall  •  Tracy Hall  •  Sean Hamilton  •  Brenda Hillman  •  Rachel Howard  •  Jesse Israel  •  Dashiell Jones
Hunter Jones  •  Louis B. Jones  •  Maxima Kahn  •  Valentina Kharchuk  •  Livia Keene  •  Emily Malsam  •  Lisa Malsam  •  Eva Melas
Michael Melas  •  Remy Mickelson  •  Mimi Miller  • Tatiana Morfas  •  Ben & Elissa Prescott  •  Audrey Rawson  •  Don Rogers
Beth Ruyak  •  Adrian Schneider  •  Sue Staats  •  Lydia & Jim Seely  • Julie Siler  •  Charlie Siler  •  Amy Tan  •  Nancy Teichert
Tom Taylor  •  Andrew Tonkovich  •  Louis Tonkovich  •  Christopher Upham  •  Mary Vogt 

Product Sponsorship/Donations

Copper Canyon Press • Counterpoint Press • Graywolf Press • FreedCamp • Larry Rafferty  Lisa Rappoport at Littoral Press • Microsoft 
Techsoup •  University of Arizona Press • Wesleyan University Press

Event Sponsors

Beers Books •  Joan Baranow & David Watts • Grass Valley Courtyard Suites •  Hip Pocket Press •
Nevada County Arts Council • Stories on Stage – Sacramento • Nancy & Fred Teichert • Carlin & James Naify • Ruth Blank & Chris Spanos • YubaLit


Paul Radin Memorial Dream Wagon Donors

Dream Wagon Founding Donors
David Radin and Robert Radin

With A Generous Grant From
The Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation

Vardo
Eddy and Osvaldo Ancinas • René & April Ancinas • Michael Carlisle •  Michael and Janet Pietsch • Steve & Michele Rempe • Cecile Weaver

Caravan
Reagan Arthur • Adam Cole • Nancy Evans • The Hall Family • Sands Hall • Joy Harris • William Haxton • Pam Rorke Levy • John Roberts II • Carlin & James Naify • Beth Ruyak & Mike McWhirter • Julia Flynn Siler & Charlie Siler • Nancy Teichert • Cora Yang & • Myron Marx • Pat Woeber • Vonetta Young

Wain
Marcia Bradley • Elizabeth Chapman • Susan Call • Charmaine Craig • Leslie Daniels • Thomas Ennis • Margot Garcia • Harriet Garfinkle • Jim Hill • Joy Johannessen • Calvert Morgan • Cynthia Newberry • David Paul • John Pula • Barbara Ristine • Logan Robertson • Greg and Caridwen Spatz • Elizabeth Tallent & Gloria Rogers • Mary Winsor • Kent Wright

And a big thank you to our wonderful Board of Directors for their constant guidance and support.