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Supporters

We would like to thank the following individuals, groups and companies for their generous
support.
Without them we would not be able to continue toward our vision.



SUPPORTERS - 2011

The 2011 sponsors list will be updated shortly. Thanks to all our sponsors for their support.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING:
Grants:
Volunteers:
Daniel Chen
James Randell


THE SUMMER DREAMS LITERARY ARTS FESTIVAL:

Grants:

2011 Celebrations Grant c/o The City of Vancouver & The Office of Cultural Affairs

BC Arts Council

Financial Donations:
Invis - Feisal and Associates
KSA Capital
Gifts in Kind:
3Day Novels
BC Financial Solutions
Bombay Brow Bar
Brooklyn Designs Jewelry

The Capilano Review
Event

Geist

Hollywood 3 Cinemas

Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine
Room
Sub Terrain

Sullivan Optometry

Vancity

Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Review
Andrea Winterbottom
Hosts:

Fran Bourassa, Jabez Churchill, Mary Duffy, KC Dyer, Daniela Elza, Warren Dean Fulton, Lucia Garcia, Heather Haley, Kyle Hawke, Timothy Shay, Sylvia Taylor, Clint Wilson (Father Goose)
Volunteers: Andrew Bagoly - Phyllis Bassett - Pamela Bentley - Hendrik Beune - Jill Binder - Dennis E. Bolen – Natasha Boskic – Fran Bourassa – Kayla Bourgh – Sita Carboni – Jabez Churchill – Donna Creamore  – Monica Dee - Ali Denno– Becca Denno – Steve Duncan – Mary Duffy – kc dyer
– Daniela Elza – Trina Ferguson – Jason Fleury – Warren Dean Fulton – Stephanie Fung - Lucia Gorea – Heather Haley – Marting Hamm - Carol Hamshaw - Amanda Hartley - Kyle Hawke – Christy Hill – Natalie Hobbs - Ibrahim Honjo - Rachel Jamespulle – Taslim Jaffer – Choi Jieun - Wanda John- Gillian Juma – Stephen Karr – H. Pummy Kaur - Jasmin (Misun) Kim - Young Sook Kim, - Yuan Lai - Natalie LeBlanc - Hynsoo Lee - Bernice Lever – Jennifer Merasty – Jenny Liao - Jenn Angela Lopes - Suzy Malcolm – Sarah Martin - Jennifer Merasty – Rhonda Milne – Kevin Mullan - Kim Navyer – Leslie Nelson - Marni Norwich – Mike Peacock – Ronica Prasad - Timothy Shay- David Shewell – Adrian Shashall - Robin Susanto – Sharon Taylor – Sylvia Taylor - Magdalena Vergara - Eva Waldauf - Dag Walter– Kirsten Whitney - Mark WIlliams - Choi Yunjung - Vanessa Zhu




SUPPORTERS - 2010

The Summer Dreams Literary Arts Festival:


Grants:

2010 Celebrations Grant

c/o The City of Vancouver

& The Office of Cultural Affairs

The Writers’ Union of Canada

The Canadian Arts Council

Financial Donations:

The Burnaby Writers Society

The Federation of BC Writers

ICBC

Industrial Alliance Pacific Life Insurance Company

International Web Express

KSA Capital

The Writers’ Union of Canada

Mary Duffy

Bernice Lever

Irene Livingston

Franci Louann

Sue McIntyre

Don Simpson

Joyce Statton

Robin Susanto

Gifts in Kind:

3 Day Novel Contest

Bandidas Taqueria

BC Poetry

Ashok Bhargava

Brooklyn Designs

Cambie Street Bakery

Capilano Review

CBS Outdoor

Chill Factor Design

Dairy Queen/Orange Julius

Demarc Systems

Gojo Little Africa Cafe

Hair By Gina and Company

Illusions Studio and Spa

Lindsay Diehl

Event

Geist

Ibrahim Honjo

Invis-Feisal & Assoicates Mortgage Consulting

Jaffer Speech and Language Services

Zahida Jaffer

Hollywood 3 Cinema

Matrix

Karen McAthy

Nester's Market

not50productions

One Cool Word

Pane Formaggio

Prism

Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine

Room

Simply French Cafe

Starbucks

Sullivan Optometry

subTerrain

Theatre in the Raw

VanCity

Vancouver Parks Board

Vancouver Review

Vancouver Storytellers

Hosts:

Dennis E. Bolen, Mary Duffy, Steve Duncan, kc dyer, Daniela Elza, Warren Dean Fulton, Jaz Halloran, Kyle Hawke, Randy Jacobs, James McCann, Shannon Rayne, Trevor Spilchen.

Volunteers:

Adrian Snashall, Alan Hill, Ali Denno. Amanda Hartley, Barry Swanson, Becca Denno, Bernice Lever, Brian M Nelson, Carol Harnshaw, Christy Hill, Daniel Chen, David Shewell, Dennis E. Bolen, Diana McNamara, Donna Creamore, Eva Waldauf, Fran Bourassa, H. Pummy Kaur, Hendrik Beune, Jabez Churchill, James McCann, Jason Fleury, Jennifer Merasty, KC Dyer, Kevin Mullan, Kim Navyer, Kirsten Whitney, Kyle Hawk , Lesie Nelson, Lucia Gorea. Marni Norwich, Mark Hughes, Mark Williams, Mary Duffy, Mary Martin, Maureen Egan, Mike Peacock, Monica Dee, Natasha Boskic, Olga Livshin, Phyllis Basset, Rhonda Milne, Roger Howie, Robin Susanto, Sarah Martin, Sharon Taylor, Shazia R., Sita Carboni, Spike McKinnley, Soressa Gardener, Stephen Karr, Steve Duncan, Suzy Malcolm, Taslim Jaffer, Trevor Spilcehen, Trina Ferguson, Wanda John, Warren Dean Fulton, Zahra Abdulla

 


 

SUPPORTERS - 2009


The Summer Dream Literary Arts Festival:

(The sponsors list will be updated shortly. Thanks to all our sponsors for their support.)

Grants:

2009 Celebrations Grant c/o The City of Vancouver

& The Office of Cultural Affairs

Financial Donations:

Burnaby Writers Society

Federation of BC Writers

Randy Jacobs

Jaffer Speech and Language Services

Bernice Lever

Irene Livingston

Don Simpson

Joyce Statton

Robin Susanto

Andrea Winterbottom

Gifts in Kind:

3 Day Novel Contest

BC Poetry

Capilano Review

CBS Outdoor

Christianne's Lyceum

Coast Capital Savings

CWCLCOGY

Demarc Systems

Dutch Girl Chocolate

Event

Geist

Hartley and Marks Publishers Inc

Industrial Alliance Pacific Life Insurance Company

Matrix

Megaphone

Nester's Market

not50productions

One Cool Word

Prism

Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine

Room

Starbucks

subTerrain

Theatre in the Raw

VanCity

Vancouver Parks Board

Vancouver Review

Vancouver Tellers

Wera

 


Outreach & Literacy Programs:

Financial Donations:

Suzanne Hebert

 



Supporters - 2008

 

The Summer Dream Literary Arts Festival:

Grants:

2008 Celebrations Grant c/o The City of Vancouver

and The Office of Cultural Affairs

Financial Donations:

Burnaby Writers Society

Industrial Alliance Pacific Life Insurance Company

Irene Livingston

James McCann

Don Simpson

Joyce Statton

Gifts in Kind:

Performers Gifts:

Addis Cafe

All India Restaurant Ltd.

Army and Navy

Balance Acupuncture & Massage

Phyllis Basset

BC Poetry

Callie Flowers

Capilano Review

Chai Gallery

Cinephile Video

Clove Asian Cuisine

Kempton Dexter

The Dish

East is East

Event Magazine

Geist

The Jean Queen

Karma Karaoke

Little Sister's Book Store

Locus Cafe

London Drugs

Melic Thrum

James McCann

Nesters Market

Ben Nuttal-Smith

Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine

Red Cat

Room

Sickelmore's Flowers By Niki

Splitz Grill

Starbucks

Stepping Stone Cafe

subTerrain

Telling Tales 

Three Day Novel Contest

Tonina's Deli & Café

Vancouver Review

Windsor Packing Co

Site Equipment:

Industrial Alliance Pacific Life Insurance Company

Tendu

Vancity

Supplies and Misc:

BC Poetry

Trina Ferguson

Alex and Kevin Hemming

Industrial Alliance Pacific Life Insurance Company

Nesters Market

Dag Walters

Hosts:
Sita Carboni, Daniela Elza, Kyle Hawke, Julian Legere, Franci Louann, Bonnie Nish, Ivan Penaluna, Shannon Pidlubny, Trevor Spilchen, RC Weslowski

Volunteers:

Phyllis Bassett,  Gwen Barkauskas, Jabez Churchill, Rebecca Denno, Mary Duffy, Daniela Elza, Trina Ferguson, Kyle Hawke, Alex and Kevin Hemming, Christy Hill, Stephan Karr, Ruth Kozak, Wera Lewczuk, Julian Legere, Bernice Lever, Franci Louann, Suzy Malcolm, James McCann, Rhonda Milne, Alma Moffat, Richard Neal, Marni Norwich, Ben Nuttal-Smith, Leanne Padgett, Mike Peacock, Ivan Penaluna, Shannon Pidlubny, Loretta Revoczi, Ariadne Sawyer, Trevor Spilchen, Joyce Statton, Sharon Taylor, Eva Waldorf, RC Weslowski

 

 

Outreach & Literacy Programs:

Financial Donations:

Nancy Bradshaw/Spark Strategies

Sharon Taylor

Byron Sheardown/Quills

Hosts:

Fran Bourassa

Sita Carboni

Susy Malcolm

Bonnie Nish

Volunteers:

Alex Hemming

Douglas Bacon

Christy Hill




SUPPORTERS - 2007

The Summer Dream Literary Arts Festival:

Grants:

2007 Celebrations Grant c/o The City of Vancouver

and The Office of Cultural Affairs

Financial Donations:

Burnaby Writers Society

Federation of BC Writers

Leila Kulpas

Irene Livingston

Matrix Production Services

James McCann

Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine

Joyce Statton

Gifts in Kind:

Performers Gifts:

All India Restaurant

Army and Navy

BC Poetry

Book Warehouse

Capilano Review

Kempton Dexter

The Dish

The Fountainhead Pub

Garden Health

Geist

Great Clips

Hamburger Mary's

Little Sister's Book Store

James McCann

Belinda Pang

Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine

Room

Safeway

Starbucks

Sub Terrain

Taki's Taverna

Three Day Novel Contest

Mark Tompkins

Tradewind Books

Upstart Crow Books

Vancouver Review

Site Equipment:

Industrial Alliance Pacific Life Insurance Company

Tendu

Vancity

Supplies and Misc:

Artvark Type and Design

BC Poetry

Demarc Systems

Industrial Pacific Alliance

Nesters Market

Sue McIntyre

Volunteers:

Phyllis Bassett, Fran Bourassa, Jessica Bruhn, Una Bruhns, Gwen Barkauskas, Kyle Christensen, Jane Currie, Diego Del Mar, Ali Denno, Rebecca Denno, Mary Duffy, Steve Duncan, Daniela Elza, Trina Ferguson, Ryan Fletcher, Mary Gavin, Stephanie Gunn, Kyle Hawke, Amanda Hartley, Stephan Karr, Ruth Kozak, Julian Legere, Rowan Lipkovits, Franci Louann, michael sean morris, Rhonda Milne, Alma Moffat, James McCann & Friends, Marni Norwich, Leanne Padgett, Mike Peacock, Ivan Penaluna, Rudolf Penner, Loretta Revoczi, Ariadne Sawyer, Trevor Spilchen, Joyce Statton, Lorraine Strand, Rob Taylor, Sharon Taylor, Eva Waldorf, RC Weslowski

 

 

Outreach & Literacy Programs:

Financial Donations:

Franci Louann

Don Simpson

Gifts in Kind:

Army and Navy

Nancy Bradshaw/Spark Strategies

Daniela Elza

Joyfilled Music

Ben Nuttall-Smith

Guest Speakers/Readers:

Louie Adell

Adrian

Neil Aitken

David Campbell

Krisha Dhaliwal

Austin Doyle

Megan Hyska

Evelyn Lau

Katherine McNeil 

Siobhan Powell

Russell Thornton

Jeremy Waller

Hosts:

Fran Bourassa

Sita Carboni

Susy Malcolm

Bonnie Nish

Volunteers:

Alex Augustyn

Douglas Bacon

Fran Bourassa

Daniela Elza

Rhonda Milne

Sara Randell

Lorraine Strand

Sharon Taylor




SUPPORTERS - 2006

The Summer Dream Reading Festival:

2006 Celebrations Grant:

c/o The City of Vancouver/The Office of Cultural Affairs

Financial Donations:

Burnaby Writers Society

Leila Kulpas

Irene Livingston 

Shoreline Writers

Gifts in Kind:

Performers Gifts

BC Poetry

Book Warehouse

David Burns

Canadian Authors Association

Denny's

Kempton Dexter

The Dish

The Fountainhead Pub

Geist Magazine

Granville Island Publishing

Hamburger Mary's

Shulamit Joffre

Latimer Soap Works

Little Sisters Book Store

Moxie's Classic Grill

Ben Nuttall-Smith

Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine

Subway

Takis' Taverna

Vancouver Review

Site Equipment

Tendu

Supplies and Misc

Artvark Type and Design

BC Poetry

Nesters Market

Starbucks

Volunteers:

Alex Augustyn

Leila Kulpas

Franci Louann

Rhonda Milne

Lorraine Strand

Sharon Taylor

 

General Donations and Support:

Financial Donations:

Don Simpson

Gifts in Kind:

Bumbleberry Inn B&B

Cindy Woo

Guest Hosts:

Fran Bourassa

Daniela Elza

Susy Malcolm

Trevor Spilchen

Guest Speakers/Readers:

Jo Blackmore

Fran Bourassa

Jen Currin

Monique Durand

Madeleine Gagnon

Eileen Kernaghan

Lori Knoll

David J. Litvak

Irene Livingston

James McCann

Lisa Manfield

Sean McGarragle

Fab Napoleone

Byron Sheardown

Ms Spelt

Ana Torres

Diane Tucker

Fernanda Viveiros

RC Weslowski

David Zieroth

Volunteers:

Alex Augustyn

Catherine Cooper

Lorraine Strand

Sharon Taylor

 

Scholarship Fund-Raiser:

Raffle Prizes:

The Bumblberry Inn B&B

David Burns

Granville Island Publishing

Anand Thakral

Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine

Ticket Sales & Misc.:

A special thank you to door & raffle ticket purchasers The Cottage Bistro for the space and Melic Thrum and Tea for the great performances.

 

Zimbabwe:

Books:

The Vancouver Public Library

Ms Spelt c/o Vancouver Poetry House  

Gifts in Kind:

John Bandstra and staff/Bandstra Trucking

Frank Karsmaker/Mennonite Community

Volunteer Book Packers:

Phyllis Bassett

Danielle Brandon

Sita Carboni

Catherine Cooper

Ali Denno

Becca Denno

Marry Duffy

Trina Ferguson

Derek Johnson

Mary Konkin

Kunjdial

Cherie Laurent

Rowan Lipkovits

James McCann

Jim McKnight

Paul McNeill

Brian Nelson

Bonnie Nish

Leanne Padgett

Kaya Revorti

Aliz Revorzi

Eryn Revorzi

Loretta Revorzi

Steve Samis

Lorraine Strand

Tierney Wisnienski

Albert Wong

Mike Wong

Buddy Young



Supporters

2004 - 2005

 

Financial Contributions:

Burnaby Writers Society

Jay Black

Fran Bourassa

Canadian Authors Association

Steve Duncan

The Federation of BC Writers

Johnny Frem

Irene Livingston

Franci Loanne

Suzy Malcom

Sue McIntyre

Rogue Reese Murphy

Brian M Nelson

Judy Peacock

Quills Canadian Poetry Mag.

Shore Line Writers

Don Simpson

Robin Susanto

Vancouver Poetry Slam Ass.

Richard Wagamese

Robert Waltz

RC Weslowski

G Workman-memorial fund

 

Guest Performers:

Salmon Avalanche

Ashok Bhargava

Fran Bourassa

Chrystalene Buhler

David Campbell

Sita Carboni

Laura Cardoso

Marc Cremore

Jen Currin

Ryan Drolet

Marry Duffy

Steve Duncan

Daniella Elza

Joey Girl

Mathew Glick

Johnny Frem

Gustavo’s Latin Funk Team

Kyle Hawke

Neji Hussein

Pat Duffy Hutcheon

Larry Jacobsen

Shulamit Joffre

Vincent (Vincy) Kamberk

Leila Kulpas

Paula Labrie

Diane Lalage

Sarah Lane

Christine Leclerc

Irene Livingston

Rowan Lipkovits

Franci Louann

Elfina Luk

Stephan Lytton

Alex McFarlane

Sean McGarragle

Sue McIntyre

Al Mader

Suzy Malcom

Melic Thrum

Wayne "overload" Mercier

David Morgan

Madi Morgan

michael sean morris

ms spelt

Alejandro Mujica-Olea

James Mullin

Margaret Murdoch

Rogue Murphy

Carolyn Neapole

Brian Nelson

Bonnie Nish

Jim Pace

J. Leanne Padgett

Victoria Pascha

Mike Peacock

Rudolf Penner

Graham Olds

Frenando Raguero

Mona Reaume

Sheila Rosen

Ariadne Sawyer

Byron Sheardown

Don Simpson

Deanna Smith

Trevor Spilchen

Jody Spink

Joyce Statton

T. Paul Ste. Marie

Roman Szewczyk

Carson Tipper

Robert Waltz

RC Weslowski

Brian Wilson

Erse Yagan

Chad York

 

Grants Received:

2005 Celebrations Grant: $1500.00

from The Office of Cultural Affairs

 

Gifts in Kind:

Ace Cycle

Addis Cafe

Artvark Type and Design

BC Poetry

Ashok Bhargava

Bolts of Fiction

Craig Michael Brorgeson

Breeds Like A Rumrunner Press

Broadway Brewing

David Burns

Canadian Authors Association

The Candy Bar

Cheesecake etc.

The Coppertank Bar and Grill

The Cottage Bistro

Andrea Crowdis

Dallas Souvlaki Restaurant

Kempton Dexter

Diane Farris Gallery

Desmond Dillion

The El Cocal

Daniela Elza

Tanya Evanson

Exotico Brasil Cafe

The Federation of BC Writers

Anna Marie Gale

Geist

Lawrence Hearn

Kidsbooks
Latimer Soap Works

Connie Linder

Irene Livingston

Al Mader

James McCann

Melic Thrum

Mother

Carolyn Neapole

Nesters Market

Katarina Osterlind

Leanne Padgett

Peppercorn Studios

Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine

Ronsdale Press

Savvy Promotions/Poets Nuit

Byron Sheardown

Starbucks

Tanglewood Books

Anand Thakral

Ten Dollar Words Publishing

Tendu Stretch Ceiling Group

The Toy Box

The Travel Bug

Vancouver Poetry House

White Spot

The World Poetry Reading Series

RC Weslowski

West Coast Poetry Festival

Cindy Woo

 

Volunteers:

Alex Augustyn

Fran Bourassa

Catherine Cooper

Ali Denno

Becca Denno

April Desilets

Trina Ferguson

Kyle Hawk

Shulamit Joffre

Leila Kulpas

Franci Louann

Lia Margueratt

James McCann

Mark McConchie

Teresa  McGill

Sue McIntyre

Rhonda Milne

Rogue Murphy

Brian Nelson

Michael Shandrick

Trevor Spilchen

Sharon Taylor