Supporters

The Community of Writers is made possible with grants of these institutions, friends, former participants, and faculty. Thank you!

This page is updated annually at the beginning of each year. It was last updated on January 9, 2023. 

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


Financial Supporters

 PATRONS

Anonymous • Michael Carlisle • Leslie Kelleher • Nion McEvoy & Leslie Berriman • The Miller Family • Jessica O’Dwyer • Steve & Michele Rempe • Amy Tan & Lou DeMattei • Nancy & Fred Teichert

BENEFACTORS

Eddy & Osvaldo Ancinas • Nancy Cushing Evans • Jodie Ireland & Chris Baker • Bobbie Bristol Kinnell • Jason Roberts

LEADERS

Kazim Ali • Mia Anderson • Anonymous • Robert Austin • Stephanie Austin • Susan Bockus • Frances Dinkelspiel • Boris Glants • Katherine & John Gravendyk • Ken Haas • The Hall Family • Robert Hass • Joseph Heinrich • Brenda Hillman • Bruce & Libby Hutchinson • Thomas Jones • Muriel Karr • Ted Lardner • Ada Limón • Nancy & Larry Mohr • Carlin & Jim Naify • Janet & Michael Pietsch • Howard Price • Robin Radin • BJ Robbins • Beth Ruyak • Margaret Wilkerson Sexton • Betsy C. Stone • Dora Wang •
Lynn Werner • LaVerne Woods

CONTRIBUTORS

Anonymous • Brookes & Max Byrd • Carol & John Eding • Sue Einowski • Alex Espinoza & Kyle Behen • Karen Joy Fowler • Caroline Frost • Mary Hester • Dana Johnson • Marty Krasney • Tina & Jeff Kroot • Lester & Deborah Lennon • Cate Lycurgus • Larry & Meryl Rafferty • Walter & Dolores Nelson • Evie Shockley • Cindy Spiegel & Peter Kupfer • Carl Steen • Sarah Swinerton • Heather Young

SUSTAINERS

Reagan Arthur • Dan Bellm & Yoel Kahn • Sarah Bitter • Robin Burrows • Kristi Crutchfield Cox • Bill Donahoe & Kristin Klein • Kari Easton • Fletcher & Company • Hill Nadell Agency • Alexandra Howard • Rhoda Huffey • Alice Jones • Judy Juanita • Michelle Latiolais • Emily Malsam & Michael Melas • Gretchen McCullough • Lilliana Mendez-Soto • Holly Myers • James Hovagim Najarian • Andrew Nicholls • Deborah Dashow Ruth • Christopher Sindt • Charlie & Julia Siler • David Weddle

PARTNERS 

Anonymous • Kevin Arnold • Amy Asay • Katie Aunan • Joan Baranow and David Watts • Dedria Humphries Barker • Cynthia Bates • Mary Berg • Jay Brecker • Jennifer Swanton Brown • Jan and Bob Buscho • Jeffrey Chang • Don Mee Choi • Brian Chung • Catharine Clark-Sayles • Kirk Colvin • Judy Crowe • Leslie Daniels • Tracy DeBrincat • Suzanne Edison • Kristin Engelhardt • Maureen Fan • Joshua Ferris • Carole Firstman • Seth Fleisher and Emily Baldwin • Ann Foley • Caroline Frost • Whitney Fuller • Forrest Gander • Alison Singh Gee • Dagoberto Gilb • Daniela Gitlin • Edward Gunawan • Ann & Charles Halsted • Lauren Howard • Joy Johannessen • Yeva Johnson • Dr. Marilyn Kallet • Brian Karfunkel • Paul Kaser • Stephanie Kegan • Diana Koga • Elizabeth Lapin • Ronald Lauderbach • Michael Lavigne • Margit Liesche • Cynthia Lim • Aimee Liu • Bonnie Long • Marianne Lonsdale • David Loux • Deanna Kern Ludwin • Tom Lutz • Jules Mann • Eva Margueriette and Duncan Tooley • Donna Masini • Diane Lee Moomey • Roy Otis • Coco Owen • Elke Peterson • Kerry Radcliffe • Gail Reitano • Sara Joyce Robinson • Philip Russell • Joanne Schoefer • Katherine Seligman • Jacqueline Simon • Jen Siraganian • Alicia Sloan • Martin J. Smith • Arthur Solway • David Spataro • Scott Stevenson • Jeanie Strong • Sheila and Patrick Sumner • 3/4Kymberly Taylor • Geri Thayer • Gregory Thomas • Catherine Thorpe • Nicholas Tolkien • Oscar Villalon • D. Walton • Leonore Wilson • Issam Zineh

FRIENDS

Anonymous • Blaire Baily • Ann Bancroft • Amy Baptist • Danny Bellinger • Lucy Biederman • Emily Bilman • Emmalee Brown • Paul Brown • Barry Casey • Elizabeth Chapman • Shannon Christine • Jolie Clark • Lawrence Coates • Brian Cochran • Merrill Collett • Michael Croft • Maryann Ekblom Cudd • David Cummings & Christine Holland Cummings • Nora Demleitner • Donna DiGiuseppe • Mimi Drop • Dirk Eshleman • Ann Fisher-Wirth • Kevin Fitchett • Harriet Garfinkle • Beth Giddens • Molly Giles • Tova Green • Olivia Swanson Haas • Quinton Hallett • Ann V. Hanna • M. Hentges & J. O’Nym • Shelley Holder • Katy Hover-Smoot • Eileen Jorgensen • Len Joy • Lee Kravetz • Mary Leichliter • Robert Lipton • Lydia Liu • Karen Llagas • Richard Markuson • Diane Martin • Beverly Matherne • Mark Maynard • Phyllis McConn • David Mills • Brittany Mishra • Leslie Morris • Susanne Pari • Jill Peacock • Erin Peth • MJ Pramik• Claudia Putnam • Heather Quinn • Mark Rauzon • Sue Repko • Suzette Riddle • Diane Schenker • Scott Sparling • Caridwen & Gregory Spatz • David Stallings • Janice Stone • Karen Terrey • Robert Thomas • Carla Trujillo • Ann Tweedy • Preeti Vangani • Vickie Vincent • MV • Phoenicia Vuong • Robin Walter • Paul Watsky • Trinkie Watson • Tim Wendel • Merrill Kagan Weston • Desiree Zamorano • Faith Zobel • Stan & Lynn Zumbiel


Grant Sponsors

California Library Association California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant  California Center for the Book  The Literary Arts Emergency Fund from the Poetry Foundation Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation  InkWell Management Literary Agency The Lojo Foundation


Corporate Matches and Sponsors

Benevity Giving Platform • Boeing • CrunchBase • Google • TechSoup 


Elves

Kat Feiling  •  Antonia Fuller  •  Lindsey Gordon  •   Ashlyn Hardie  •  Dashiell Jones  •  Michaela Korn  • Katherine Plocharzyk •  L. Tonkovich 


EVENTS

Benefit Poetry Reading

Many thanks to the poets who read and participated in the Benefit Reading:
Camille T. Dungy • Robert Hass • Brenda Hillman • Major Jackson • Ada Limón •
Sharon Olds • Matthew Zapruder

BENEFIT SPONSORS
Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema  •  Word after Word Books


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 and Program Directors for their constant guidance and support.