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

2020 Donors


Bonnie and Merle Berger
Jeanne and John Blasberg
Danielle Castelli
Ann and Graham Gund
Kathy Herrman
Liz and George Krupp
Landry Family Foundation
Carol and John Moriarty
Michael Porter
Elizabeth Shelburne and Michael DeMichele


Usha Pasi and Subir Sachdev
Lisa Rourke
Michal and Moshe Safdie


Hanna and Jim Bartlett
Cynthia and Ted Berenson
Katie and Paul Buttenwieser
Margot and Jonathan Davis
Katherine Flynn and Dan Berwick
Elissa Freud
Katherine Gehl
May K. Houghton
Meghan and Peter Quigley
Cynthia and John Reed
Susan Primm Thel


Kathleen Brennan
Elisabeth Carter
Connie Coburn
Steve Grossman
Rona Kiley
Betsy Rudnick and Bruce Posner
Gerri and Kenneth Sweder
Dawn Tripp
Westminster Barrington Foundation


Juliet Borja
Ellen Glanz
Teresa Hanratty
Lisa LeRoy
Donna Matson
Jane Maxwell
Barbara Miller
Julie Parker
Catherine Peshkin
Philippine American Writers and Artists (PAWA) / Manuel & Penelope Flores Prize Fund
Robin Schoenthaler
Pamela Schwartz
Francis Smaha
Karen Sweet
Jack Tripp
Joyce Vyriotis
Susan Ware
John Taylor “Ike” Williams


Bren Bataclan
Cherelle Chal
Kathryn Dahl
Katherine Fick
Deborah Freeman
Shelley Gross
Laura Howson
Linda Kaboolian
Sarah Kim
Kevin Liang
Amy Macdonald
Ann and Timothy Mahoney
Kyra Montagu
Brenda Negus
Elyse Pipitone
Paula Tyack