Supporters

The Community of Writers is made possible with grants from the Foundation for Art & Healing, the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, Hachette Book Group, The James Irvine Foundation, The Springcreek Foundation, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, as well as individual contributions from our friends, former participants, and faculty. This event is also supported by Poets & Writers Inc., through a grant it has received from The James Irvine Foundation.
This page is updated annually at the beginning of each year.

The Community is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. Donations are tax-deductable. 


Financial Supporters

 PATRONS

Anonymous • Barbara Bristol • Michael Carlisle • Hachette Book Group • Edwina Leggett • Mohamed Ali Gawdat Salem • Amy Tan and Lou DeMattei • Waimea Williams

BENEFACTORS

Anonymous • Reagan Arthur • Ruth Blank • Susan Bockus • Olga Carlisle • Nancy Cushing Evans • The Ann and Gorden Getty Foundation • Victor and Karen Grandidier • Katherine and John Gravendyk • Barbara Hall • Robert Hass • Joe Heinrich • The Lojo Foundation • Martin Krasney • Ted Lardner • Lester Graves Lennon • Jim and Judy Lipman • Dixon Long • The James and Susan McClatchy Fund of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation • Burnett and Mimi Miller • Meryl Natchez • Jeremy Nobel • Jessica O’Dwyer • Sharon Olds • Michael Pietsch • Steve and Michele Rempe • Jason Roberts • Deborah Dashow Ruth • Alice Sebold • Dava Sobel • Michael Stearns • Frances Stroh • Dora Calott Wang • Harold and Cecile Weaver

CONTRIBUTORS

April Ancinas • Eddy Ancinas • René Ancinas • Max and Brookes Byrd • Ann Chen • Emily Adelsohn Corngold • William Donahoe • Charles Douthat • Michele Fesler • Fletcher & Company • Julie Flynn Siler • Jamie Ford • Joy Johannessen • Thomas Jones • Leslie Kelleher • Jeanne McCormack • Matthew Monte • Carlin Naify • James Naify • Walter Nelson • Sally Pederson • Rajeev Prasad • Elisabeth Scharlatt • Christopher Sindt and Leigh Morgan • The Novato Theater • Steve Susoyev • Nancy Teichert • The Morrison & Foerster Foundation • Renee Thompson • David Watts and Joan Baranow • Cora Yang and Dr. Myron Marx

SUSTAINERS

Anonymous • Clover Burgess • Jan Buscho • The Leo and Celia Carlin Fund • Mame Cudd • Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney • Tyler Dilts • Lawrence “Hy” Doyle • Kristen Engelhardt • Jack Estes • Deborah Friedman • Mary Cecile Gee • Charlie Haas and B.K. Moran • Brenda Hillman • Joseph Jinn • Moira Johnston Block • Tom Koranda • Michelle Latiolais • Eva Margueriette • Megan McDonald • Joanne Meschery • Stephen Nelson • Martina Newhook • Brenda Rickman Vantrease • BJ Robbins • Cynthia Robinson • Evie Shockley • A. R. Taylor • Geri Thayer • Heather Young

PARTNERS

Anonymous • Carolene Armer • Kevin Arnold • Gavin Austin • Craig Bolotin • Julie Borsa • Jay Brecker • Aneesha Capur • Jade Chang • Kirk & Kathy Colvin • David Corbett and Mette Hansen-Karademir • Victoria Dalkey • Leslie Daniels • Frances Dinkelspiel • Carol H. Eding • Cai Emmons and Paul Calandrino • Alex Espinoza • Carole Firstman • Molly Fisk • Janet Fitch • CB Follett • Jeff Foran • Richard and Kristina Ford • Vicki Forman • Jonathan Franz • Dagoberto Gilb • Molly Giles • Joy Harris • Grant Hier • Catherine Conway Honig • Allison Hutchcraft • Bruce & Libby Hutchinson • Joyce James • Alice Jones • Marilyn Kallet • Muriel Karr • Stephanie Kegan • Sherry Keith • Deanna Kern Ludwin • Diana Koga • Lee Kravetz • Marilyn Kriegel • The Laskar Family • Lester Graves Lennon • Margit Liesche • Cynthia Lim • Laurel and Tom Lippert • Bonnie Long • Mary Luddy • Jules Mann • Robin Martin • Marisa Matarazzo • Gretchen McCullough • Dawn McDuffie • Justin McFarr • Christina Meldrum • Michael Michell • Corinna Hasbach • Nancy and Larry Mohr • Jeanne Morel • Ann Morris • Scott Allan Morrison • Denise Nicholas • Bill Nichols • Susanne Pari & Shahram Shirazi • David Perlman • Kimball Pier • Marianne Porter • Trent Pridemore • Richard Reinhardt • Laura Remington • Charles Douthat • Lisa Richter • Suzette Riddle and Tim Davis • Cynthia Robinson • Gary Rogowski • Elizabeth Roth and Ronald Katz • David Rosenheim • Eliot Schain • Robert Schladale • Helen Sedwick • The Seletzky Family • Jessica Shi • Jacqueline Simon • Alison Singh Gee • Alice Stern • Scott Stevenson • Patricia A. Stuart • Ronda Tycer • Oscar Villalon and Mary Ladd • Pamela Walker • David Weddle • John and Barbara Wilcox • Leonore Wilson • Ming-Mei Yip • Al Young • Aliesa Zoecklein

FRIENDS

Anonymous • Elisa Adler • Juan Alvarado • Katie Amatruda • Anita Amirrezvani • Mary Armstrong • Carol Bargar • Laurel Ann Bogen • Denise Bostrom • Kathleen Boyle • John Briscoe • Evan Brooke • Cynthia Broshi • Mary Camarillo • Michael Cassidy • Fran Chalin • Flannery Clouse • Jonathan Cohen • Merrill Collett • Judy Crowe • Catherine Crystal • Tracy DeBrincat • Allison Delauer • Nada Djordjevich • Mimi Drop • Henry Dunow • Gayle Early • Denise Emanuel Clemen • Patty Enrado • Theresa Esquerra • Heather Fisher • Ann Fisher Wirth • Seth Fleisher • Joann Gardner • Michael Golding • Christine Gosnay • Joan Griffin • John Groves • David Hagerty • Linda Hall • Sands Hall • Quinton Hallett • Ruth Halpern • Donna Hanelin • R.J. Daniel Hanna • Liberty Heise • Steven Hellman • Brenda Joy Hurst • Christina Hutchins • Troy Jollimore • Chuck Joy • Len Joy • Maxima Kahn • Andrew Kaufman • Ann Keniston • Hari Bhajan Khalsa • Kaitlin Klaussen • April Kutger • Mary Helen Lagasse • Jean and Andrew Lange • Edan Lepucki • Paulette Livers • Carolyn Losee • Kelly Luce • Moira Magneson • David Marx • Mary Ann McDonnell • Judith Michaels • Jan L. Nussbaum • Kathleen O’Toole • Michael Odom • David Page • Natasha Patel • Bill Pieper • Catherine Porter • Laurie Posner • Mary Jean Pramik • Claudia Reder • Leslie Ridgeway • Sara Robinson • Lawrence Ruth • Cathy Sapunor • Susan Schweik • Lou Selchau-Hansen • Natalie Serber • Mike Shaler • Eric Silberger • Nancy and Kevin Smith-Fagan • Scott Sparling • David Spataro • David Stallings • Jeanine Stevens • Christine Sunderland • Tangled Roots Writing • Betsy Thorne • Jie Tian • Charles and Paulette Trainor • Irene Tritel • Jane Vandenburgh and Jack Shoemaker • Valerie Wallace • David Walton • Kirk Weaver • Janet Wells • Tim Wendel • Joanne Whitfield • Mark Wiederanders • Alex Wilson • Cory Wilson • Desiree Zamorano • Mary Zaragoza • Olga Zilberbourg • Faith Zobell


Corporate Matches

Google • Salesforce.com • Warner Brothers


Legal Counsel

David Riegels


Events

Community Volunteers

Sung Ju Ahn •Heather Alfeld • The Ancinas Family • Naomi Barnett • Jesse Bedayn • Shannon Bright • Jeremy Cantor • Marsha Cantor • Jim Chumbly • Megan Coss •  Ilana Cripsi • Fran Culp • Sheila Davies • Lou DeMattei • Blas Falconer • Molly Fisk • Kevin Fitchett • Lindsey Gordon •Lisa Greim • Sands Hall • Tracy Hall  • Rachel Howard • Christina Hutchins • Troy Jollimore • Dashiell Jones • Hunter Jones • Livia Keene • Emily Knight •  Tereza Joy Kramer • Marianne Lonsdale • Tanya Macedo • Eva Melas • Burnett and Mimi Miller • Michele Montgomery • Joan A. Monheit • Meryl Natchez  • Martina Newhook • Delia Pepper •  Julie Prentice • Ben Preston • Storey Rafter • Audrey Rawson • Larry Ruth • Amy Rutten • Beth Ruyak • Julia Flynn Siler • Caroline Smadja • Emma Fisher Smith • Sarah Taft • Amy Tan • Elizabeth Taylor • Romain Telles • Liz Thiem • Louis Tonkovich • Mary Vomer • Elizabeth Weaver • Angus Weisenburger • Diane Woodfruff • Tinsley Zhu   

Product Sponsorship/Donations

BOA Editions • Honig Winery • Larry Rafferty  Lisa Rappoport at Littoral Press • Techsoup • University of Arizona Press • W.W. Norton • Wesleyan University Press • White Pine Press

Event Sponsors

Deborah Ruth• Verge Center for the Arts • Beers Books • Stories on Stage, Sacramento • Canary • The Entrekin Foundation • Nancy & Fred Teichert • Carlin & James Naify • Ruth Blank & Chris Spanos