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
2019 BBF Totebag
Exclusive “Swag Bag” at BBF 2019
Listing as Donor on BBF Website
VIP Ticket and Event Offers
Invitation to Kickoff Cocktail Party
Listing as Donor in BBF Program Guide
All-Day VIP Pass for BBF 2019
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

2018 Donors


Judith and David Barrett
Bonnie and Merle Berger
Carlotte and Sam Berk
Alexi and Steven Conine
Janet Berkeley and Robert Duboff
Jeanne and John Blasberg
Rosalind Gorin and Matthew Budd
Ann and Graham Gund
The John W. Henry Family Foundation
Kathy Hermann
Karen and Stephen Kaufman
Anna and Peter Kolchinsky
Judith and Douglas Krupp
Lizbeth and George Krupp
G. Barrie Landry
Glenda Manzi
Jackie and George McCabe
John Moriarty and Associates, Inc.
Linda Seamonson and Jeffrey Mayersohn
Jeryl and Steve Oristaglio
The William J. and Lia G. Poorvu Family Foundation
Deborah Z Porter and Nicholas Negroponte
Michael E. Porter
Cynthia and John Reed
Catherine and Jim Stone


Cynthia and Theodore Berenson
Nancy Buck and Jim Sebenius
Danielle Castelli
Ellie and Brian Chu
Margot and Jonathan Davis
Rona Kiley
Meg and Joseph Koerner
Janny and Jonathan Kravetz
Usha Pasi and Subir Sachdev
Lisa Rourke
The Wagner Foundation


Marcella and Pieter Boelhouwer
Deborah Bornheimer
Geraldine Brooks and Tony Horwitz
Roger Clifton
Christie and JB Daukas
Michael DeMichele
Elizabeth de Montrichard
Sari Edelstein and Holly Jackson
Sandra Edgerley
Katherine Flynn and Dan Berwick
Audrey and James Foster
Michael Frieze
Katherine Gehl
Perrin and Bruns Grayson
Stephanie and Tom Greene
Laura Gross and Charles Dellheim
Judith Gurewich
Susan Hartnett
Veronica and Don Heath
Betsy Houghteling and Philip Balboni
John Humphrey
Mimi and Paul La Camera
Lenore and Elliot Lobel
Jasna and Adam Mikkelson
Laura Murray and Tony Tjan
Emily and Chris Pardo
William Powers
Meghan and Peter Quigley
Robin and Howard Reisman
Betsy Rudnick and Bruce Posner
Audrey and Mark Schuster
Lawrence Silverstein
Jeanne and Don Stanton
Fredericka and Howard Stevenson
Rose Styron
Gerri and Kenneth Sweder
Kate and Ben Taylor
Françoise and Jay Theise
Susan Primm Thel
Dawn Tripp
Leslie Vensel and Bill Mayo-Smith
Sophia and David Watson
Linda Whitlock and Marc Cumsky
Trudy and Steven Wiesenberger


Mary-Frances Barry
Andrew Blauner
Cheryl Brooks
Connie Coburn and James Houghton
Callie Crossley
Donna Davis
David Edwards
Florence Everett
Freud-Willis Family Fund
Toni Gaspard
Alison Godburn
Barbara and Steve Grossman
Sara and Andy Hunter
Michelle and Peter Jenney
Cheryl Katz
Heidi Legg
Christine Mastrangelo
Andrew McAfee
Joanne Cipolla Moore
Margo and Fred Newman
Norah Piehl and Justin Hardy
Jose and Clotilde Ramirez
Patricia and Charles Ribakoff
Mary Rivet
Shirley Shames
Lee Sinai
Jody Snider
John Spooner
Lincoln Stalmaster
Jessica Stern
Karen Taggart
Larry Weber


Kamesh Aiyer
Carole Ann Brackett
Maura Connolly
Ray Daniel
Donna Davis
Suzanne Dowdall
Jane Ann and Peter Fisher
David Goldberg
Rachael Goldfarb
Jean Holmblad
Susan and Joel Hyatt
Jamie Jaffee
Judith Kittredge
Madeline Knapp
Alisa Levine and Michael Miller
Larry Lindner
Melody Lothes
Donna Matson
Carine de Meyere
Shannon Cunningham Robins and Jason Robins
Allison Ryder and David Jones
Whitney Scharer
Raj and Ila Shah
Linda Stone
Karen and Robert Sweet
Sherry Turkle
Julia Volfson
Louise Weed
Nancy Woods


Alchemy Foundation
Paula Breger
Jockel Carter
Katie and Joshua Clausman
Paula Cohen
Marion Cunningham
Betsy Frawley
Ellen Glanz
James Held
Katherine Hellman
Laura Howson
Diane Lederman
Mary Livingston
Nancy Macmillan
Bridget Marshall
Carrie McGuire
Susan Meurling
Elyse Pipitone
Shaun Ramsay
Pamela and James Schwartz
Janet Singer
Francis Smaha
Jack Tripp