Your donation to the Boston Book Festival, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, is tax-deductible. Membership benefits start at just $50, but the knowledge that you’re supporting this beloved annual tradition is priceless.

Boston Book Festival uses Click & Pledge to process our secure online transactions. You can make a donation using a major credit card. It’s quick, easy, and secure. Click here to make your donation to the BBF.

We now offer the option to support the BBF through recurring donations. To set up a recurring donation on a monthly, quarterly, or yearly basis, just click here, enter your preferred ongoing donation amount under “Other Amount,” and select the appropriate time period where you see “Recurring Option.” Thanks for your support!

Annual Membership Levels

($50/$100 Joint)
Benefits Select Select Select Select Select Select Select
2020 BBF Totebag
Exclusive “Swag Bag” at BBF 2020
Listing as Donor on BBF Website
VIP Ticket and Event Offers
Invitation to Kickoff Cocktail Party
Listing as Donor in BBF Program Guide
All-Weekend VIP Pass for BBF 2020
Invitation to Exclusive BBF Author Event (not offered every year)

If you would like to donate over the phone, please call us at 857.259.6999.

You can also mail a check to:
Boston Book Festival
32R Essex St., Suite 5
Cambridge, MA 02139

If you would like more information about donating to the Boston Book Festival, please email us at

2019 Donors


Bonnie and Merle Berger
Carlotte and Sam Berk
Janet Berkeley and Rob Duboff
Jeanne and John Blasberg
The Cabot Family Charitable Trust
Rosalind Gorin and Matthew Budd
Ann and Graham Gund
Kathleen Herrman
Karen and Stephen Kaufman
Anna and Peter Kolchinksy
Lizbeth and George Krupp
G. Barrie Landry
Glenda Manzi
Carol and John Moriarty
Jeryl and Steve Oristaglio
Lia and William Poorvu
Deborah Z Porter and Nicholas Negroponte
Michael E. Porter
Cynthia and John Reed
Linda Seamonson and Jeffrey Mayersohn
Catherine and Jim Stone
The Wagner Foundation


Kathleen Brennan and Gerald Cianciolo
Danielle Castelli
The Fuller Foundation
Marina Kalb and David Feinberg
Laura Murray and Tony Tjan
Usha Pasi and Subir Sachdev
Lisa Rourke
Michal Ronnen Safdie and Moshe Safdie


Judith and David Barrett
Hanna and Jim Bartlett
Cynthia and Theodore Berenson
Katie and Paul Buttenwieser
Roger Clifton
Margot and Jonathan Davis
Katherine Flynn and Dan Berwick
Elissa Freud and Steve Willis
Katherine Gehl
Perrin and Bruns Grayson
May K. Houghton
Pam Hurd
Nora Huvelle and David Lubin
Jackie and George McCabe
Elizabeth de Montrichard
Meghan and Peter Quigley
Sonia and Peter Smyth
Susan Thel
Dawn Tripp
Trudy and Steven Wiesenberger


Mary-Frances Barry
Carole-Ann Brackett
Elisabeth Carter
Connie Coburn and James Houghton
Marla Felcher
David Goldberg
Barbara and Steven Grossman
Susan Hartnett
Rona Kiley
Christine Mastrangelo
Carmen Ramirez
Betsy Rudnick and Bruce Posner
Wendy Shattuck
Jody and Andy Snider
Lincoln Stalmaster
Gerri and Kenneth Sweder
Françoise Theise


Cheryl Brooks
Callie Crossley
Ray Daniel
Donna Davis
Ellen Glanz
Teresa Hanratty
Jean Holmblad
Michelle Jenney
David Jones
Juliana Knox
Heidi Legg
Lisa LeRoy
Donna and Bill Matson
Jane Maxwell
Barbara Miller
Anella T. Nies
Julie Parker
Robin Schoenthaler
Pamela and James Schwartz
Francis Smaha
Linda Stone
Karen and Robert Sweet
Jack Tripp
Lisa Ullman
Susan Ware
John Taylor “Ike” Williams
Joyce Vyriotes


Alchemy Foundation
Paula Breger
Cherelle Chal
Katie and Joshua Clausman
Paula Cohen
Marion Cunningham
Kathryn and David Dahl
Martha Day
Katherine Fick
Betsy Frawley
Deborah Freeman
Ellen Glanz
Shelley Gross
James Held
Katherine Hellman
Laura Howson
Jennifer Johnson
Linda Kaboolian
Sarah Kim
Diane Lederman
Alisa Levine and Michael Miller
Kevin Liang
Mary Livingston
Amy Macdonald
Nancy Macmillan
Ann and Timothy Mahoney
Bridget Marshall
Susan Meurling
Jim Monaghan
Brenda Negus
Elyse Pipitone
Hal Tepfer
Karen Tucker
Paula Tyack
Jennifer Walsh