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, 2021.

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 • Anonymous • Michael Carlisle • Ken Haas • Joe Heinrich • Bobbie Bristol Kinnell • Leslie Berriman & Nion McEvoy • Mimi Miller • Jessica O’Dwyer • Michele & Steve Rempe • Amy Tan & Lou DeMattei • Nancy & Fred Teichert

BENEFACTORS

Anonymous • Jodie Ireland & Chris Baker • Thomas Jones • Ted Lardner • Cora Yang & Myron Marx • Lori Singer Meyer • Carlin & Jim Naify • Jeremy Nobel • Jason Roberts • Julia Park Tracey

LEADERS

Melissa & Thomas Aaberg • Anonymous • Nancy Cushing Evans • Frances Dinkelspiel • Katherine & John Gravendyk • Robert Hass • Brenda Hillman •
Peter H. Hoffenberg • Alexandra Cushing Howard • Amy, William & Andrew Laughlin • Emily Malsam & Michael Melas • Kimberly Nunes • Dr. Sally Peterson • Janet & Michael Pietsch • Howard Price • Julia Flynn Siler & Charlie Siler • Cecile Weaver • LaVerne Woods

CONTRIBUTORS

Anonymous • Joan Baranow & David Watts • Brookes and Max Byrd • Ann Cavazos Chen • Charles Douthat • Alex Espinoza & Kyle Behen •
Janet Fitch & Andrew Nicholls • Jonathan Franz • Rhoda Huffey & Bill McDonald • Marilyn Kallet • Lilliana Mendez-Soto • Nancy & Larry Mohr • BJ Robbins • Yiskah Rosenfeld • Leigh Morgan & Christopher Sindt • Roger Sippl • Betsy Stone • Frances Stroh

SUSTAINERS

Anonymous • Robert Austin • Katy Benty • Toby Bielawski • Jeffrey Burbank • Robin Burrows • Jan & Bob Buscho • Kara Cesare • Kristi Crutchfield Cox •
Tyler Dilts • Bill Donahoe • Carol H. Eding • Louis Edwards • Kristen Engelhardt • Liz Epstein • Blas Falconer • Kendra & David Farris • Caroline Frost •
Charlie Haas • Grant Hier • Kelly M. Houle • Katy Hover-Smoot & Andrew Hays • Lauren Howard • Libby & Bruce Hutchinson • Dana Johnson • Marty Krasney • Anne Lamott • Elizabeth Lapin • Michelle Latiolais • Margit Liesche • Holaday Mason • Ann Morris • Holly Myers • Dolores & Walter Nelson • Kris O’Shee • Cynthia Robinson • Don Rogers • Laura Rosenthal • Deborah Dashow Ruth • Evie Shockley • Jacqueline Hughes Simon • Scott Snibbe • Sarah Swinerton • Vonetta Young

PARTNERS 

Anita Amirrezvani • Anonymous • Kevin Arnold • Ann Bancroft • Phillip Barron • Dan Bellm • Ruth Blank • Laurel Ann Bogen • Julie Ritter Borsa •
Wendy Brandts • Jay Brecker • Caroline Brown • Jennifer Swanton Brown • Jeanne Carstensen • Brian Carey Chung • Kathy & Kirk Colvin • Judy Brackett Crowe • Victoria & Fred Dalkey • Jessica Lynn Danger • Leslie Daniels • Jack Estes • Kathy Boyd Fellure • Emily Baldwin & Seth Fleisher • Ted Fowler • Whitney Fuller • Forrest Gander • Harriet Garfinkle • Molly Giles • Jackie Ginley • Amber Glynn • Esther Watkins Gulli • Sands Hall • Mary Hester • Sheila Himmel •
Joseph Holt • Yang Huang • Molly Jackson • Joy Johannessen • Yeva Johnson • Mady Jones • Brian Karfunkel • Stephanie Kegan • Tom Koranda •
Marilyn Harris Kriegel • Michael Lavigne • Lester Graves Lennon • Stella Lillicrop • Cynthia Lim • Ada Limón • Laurel Lippert • Bonnie Long •
Deanna Kern Ludwin • Tom Lutz • Marisa Matarazzo • Mary McCutcheon • Megan McDonald • Anthony Mohr • Jeanne Morel • Kate O’Neill • Sharon Olds •
Roy Otis • Marianne Porter • Trent Pridemore • Robin Radin • Gail Reitano • Barbara Richnak • Sara Joyce Robinson • David Rosenheim • Phillip Alex Russell • Amy Rutten • Cathy Sapunor • Eliot Schain • Robert F. Schladale • Katherine Seligman • David Spataro • Scott Stevenson • Sheila Davies Sumner • A.R. Taylor • Van Alyn Thaxton • Geri Thayer • Catherine Thorpe • Carla Trujillo • Jano & David Tucker • Heather Turbeville • Kristin Walrod • David Walton • Janet Waner • Dora Wang • Paul Watsky • Trinkie Watson • Mark Wiederanders • Leonore Wilson • George Zeidenstein • Aliesa Zoecklein • Lynn & Stan Zumbiel

FRIENDS

Jeff Adams • Elizabeth Aldridge • Heather Altfeld • Charlene Anderson • Matthew Andrews • Anonymous • Amy Antongiovanni • Joella Aragon •
Allegra Armstrong • Amy Asay • Laura Atkinson • Tanya Bishop • Barbara Blackburn-Tuttle • Sara Boadwee • Jack Boulware • Caroline Boutard • Ellen Bravo • Paul Brown • Susan Brunig • William Ward Butler • Jeremy Cantor • James Carpenter • Dustin Carr • Elizabeth Chapman • Julie Chibbaro • Katie Chilton • David Clark • Karen Clay • Lawrence Coates • Jonathan K. Cohen • Michael Coleman • Merrill Collett • Brittani Conley • Amy Cooke • Gregory Michael Coplans • Joan Cusick • Adrienne Davich • Amy Davis • Tracy DeBrincat • Swathi Desai • Vinessa Anthony DiSousa • Carter Douglass • Tom Dowe • Lawrence ‘Hy’ Doyle • Mimi Drop • Maureen Duffy • Darothy Durkac • Tom Durkin • Christina Dwight • Gayle Early • Rebecca Eckland • Lisa Eckstein • June Eichbaum • Patty Enrado • Dirk Eshleman • Kelly Cass Falzone • Courtney Ferguson • Richard Ferguson • Vaughan Fielder • Ann Fisher-Wirth • Kevin Fitchett • Ron Ford • Serena J. Fox • Diana Fuller • Vishwas Gaitonde • Laura Garfinkel • Mary-Cecile Gee • Aleta George • Dagoberto Gilb • Robin Ginsburg • Gwen Goodkin • Amy Gottlieb • Jordonna Grace • Tova Green • John Groves • David Hagerty • Judy Halebsky • Quinton Hallett • Ann & Charles Halsted • Ann V. Hanna • Jennifer Hansen • Susan Henderson • Harriet Heydemann • Lucy Hilmer • Alicia Hokanson • Jodi Hottel • Jennifer C. Humbert • Jodi Jackson • Norman Johnson •
Janet Johnston • Eileen & Paul Jorgensen • Charles Joy • Len Joy • Ruth Kanagy • Bryan Kemler • Hari B. Khalsa • Janine Kovac • Mary Kuntz-Cole •
Laurel Leigh • Paulette Livers • Stephen Long • Jade Luu • Sarah Maclay • Roseanna Mariani • Sarah Marxer • Donna Digiuseppe Matcovich • Mark Maynard • Rachel McClelland • Adair McPherson • Marcia Meier • Maria Mejorado • Sawnie Morris • Leslie Morris • Judith Mueller • Teo Mungaray • Julie Murphy • Brenda Nakamoto • Dorothy Odonnell • Linda Olson • John Patterson • Theta Pavis • Jill Peacock • Emily Perez • C Pirloul • Stacey Powells • Mary Jean Pramik • Suzette Riddle • Ryan Ridge • Lois Rosen • Juliana Roth • Larry Ruth • Jennifer Sander • Diane Schenker • Joyce Schmid • Evan I. Schwartz • Eric Siegel •
Jen Siraganian • Sue Staats • David Stallings • Jeanine Stevens • Elizabeth Stewart • Jan Stites • Rafaelito Sy • Arcel Talusan • Jacqueline Tchakalian •
Alice Templeton • Karen Terrey • Katrin Tiitsman • Jenn Alandy & Glenn Trahan • Eliza Tudor • Dakota Valdez • Suzanne van de Velde • Mary Vogt •
Shelley Walden • Elizabeth Weaver • Calvin Wei • David Womack • Mary Yoder • Rachel Zemach • Olga Zilberbourg • Faith Zobel


Grant Sponsors

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


Corporate Matches and Sponsors

Benevity Giving Platform • Boeing • CrunchBase • Google • Salesforce.com • TechSoup • University of Notre Dame


Events

Community Volunteers

Lisa Alvarez  •  Kat Feiling  •  Lindsey Gordon  •  Dashiell Jones  •  Hunter Jones  •  Louis B. Jones
•  Corey LoDuca 
•  Eva Melas  •  Andrew Tonkovich  •  Louis Tonkovich 

Product Sponsorship/Donations

Copper Canyon Press • Counterpoint Press • Graywolf Press • FreedCamp • Larry Rafferty  Lisa Rappoport at Littoral Press • Microsoft
•  Sarabande Books  •  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


Why to These Rocks: 50th Anniversary Poetry Anthology supporters

Terry Adams • Lauren K. Alleyne • Kevin Arnold • KB Ballentine • Joan Baranow • Arlene Biala • Laurel Blossom • Jay Brecker • Jennifer Brown • Mary Byrnes • Penny Cagan • Kathryn Calkins • Deborah Casillas • Fran Castan • Sharon Charde • Brian Cochran • Susan Cohen • Judy Crowe • Victoria Dalkey • Amy Davis • Lucille Day • Rose De Anda • Michael Anna de Armas • Nehassaiu deGannes • Carter Douglass • Charles Douthat • Martha Elizabeth • Kelly Falzone • Jay Fernandez • Molly Fisk • Kevin Fitchett • Kari Flickinger • Richard Gabriel • Josie Gallup • Mary-Cecile Gee • Kathy Gilbert • Arthur Ginsberg • Kirk Glaser • Amy Haddad • Judy Halebsky • Quinton Hallett • Charles Halsted • Susie Hammond • Donia Harhoor • John Harvey • Kim Harvey • Sarah Heller • Donna Henderson • Carol Henrie • Grant Hier • George Higgins • Maxima Kahn • Marilyn Kallet • Nancy Kangas • Bonnie Kaplan • Muriel Karr • Hari Bhajan Khalsa • Tehmina Khan • Johnny Kovatch • Devi Laskar • Ananda Lima • Robert Lipton • Moira Magneson • Fred Marchant • Beverly Matherne • Clive Matson • Matt Mauch • Dawn McGuire • Mark McKain • Joshua McKinney • Elizabeth McLagan • Sara Michas-Martin • Norman Minnick • Stewart Mintzer • Nancy Mohr • Joan Monheit • Berwyn Moore • Jeanne Morel • Leslie Morris • Meryl Natchez • Jude O’Nym • Kathleen O’Toole • Emilie Osborn • Myrna Patterson • Emily Perez • C. Pirloul • Shawn Pittard • Laurie Posner • Barry Rackner • Claudia Reder • Sandra Reeves • Steve Rempe • Renato Rosaldo • Lois Rosen • Yiskah Rosenfeld • Laura Rosenthal • Magali Roy-Fequiere • Marjorie Saiser • Eliot Schain • Laura Secord • Alix Anne Shaw • Maw Shein Win • Richard Sime • Joanna Solfrian • Mary Speaker • Celia Stuart-Powles • Richard Tayson • Jacqueline Tchakalian • Betsy Thorne • Alison Turner • Norma Valdez • Leonard Van De Graaff • Sally Van Doren • Marci Vogel • Jeanne Wagner • Paul Watsky • Elizabeth Weaver • Zoe White • Ahmand Wilson • Martha Yates • Harry Youtt

 


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.