Thank you to all our generous sponsors! 

2017 Official Festival Sponsor




 2017 Keynote Sponsor


 2017 KidFest Sponsor


Presenting Sponsors


Venue Sponsors

KidFest sponsor

KidFest sponsor

KidFest sponsor

KidFest sponsor


Platinum Sponsors

KidFest sponsor


Gold Author Sponsors

Bodnar Financial Advisors, Inc

Kristin Elliott

Everyman To His Taste Book Group
(Joseph Nosofsky, Paul Rosenberg, Jay Hellstrom, Josh Mackoff,

Larry Blumenstyk, David Nagy and Jock Clark)

Caren Frankel

Philip Gaffney

Jeanne and Joe Goryeb

Marsha and Peter Hunter

Christine and James MacDonald

Elizabeth K. Parker and Mark J. Magyar

Elizabeth A. Mattson

Leslie and Barry Mandelbaum

Nancy and James Pierson

Sue Thakur

The Marsh, Abbott, and Pertsemlidis Families

Lisa and Peter Wallburg

Stuart and Stephen Wiet

Marcie and Glenn Yarnis


Silver Author Sponsors

Jennifer and Alan Brazil
Sally Epstein
From Here To There Book Group
(Laurie Siegel, Holly Blumenstyk, Connie Rosenberg,
Naomi Sachs and Tracy Battista)
Jody Gilardi and Daniel Simon
Caroline and Richard Godfrey
Karen and Peter Gruenberg
Suzanne and Frank Hermann
Betsy and Tom Hollo
Gail Jacabus
Penny and Tom Jones
Kellogg Club Book Group
(Leslie Bensley, Ginger Brennan, Cathy Germain, Suzanne Herrmann,
Betsy Hollo, Denise Kenny-Kulper, Donna McNamara, Louise Murray-Hoffman,
Moira O’Connell, Mary Jane Robertson, and Naomi Sachs)
Kraft Event Management
Heather and Michael Seltzer
Brenda and Leonard Sichel
The Dain Shoppe, Inc.
The Bookworm
Ayo Sanderson Wilson


Festival Fellows

Susan and Ken Adler
Advocate Pediatric Ophthalmology
Drs. Bernstein & Mori
Martha and John Barilla
Carver/Delaney Families Foundation
Nancy and Bill Conger
Irene and Barry Fisher
Clementina Gardner 
Susan and Richard Gebel 
Tom and Rosemary Gilmartin
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLC
Karen and Jeff Kirby
Lakeland Bank
Barbara and Hon. Kenneth MacKenzie
Susan and Bob Massengill
Donna McNamara and Larry Cohen
Louise Murray and Tom Hoffman
NFP P&C Private Client Group
Maria and John Norton
Dawn and Keith Richardson
Ferrill Roll
Sherman Wells Sylvester & Stamelman LLP


Festival Friends

Book Belles Book Group
Molly Dunn and Len Smith
Healey Family Foundation
Douglas Hooper
Beryl Kuder
Tom and Betty Lade
Alice and Cary Lloyd
Deborah and David McAlpin
Arlene Newman
Pi Beta Phi Northern New Jersey Alum Club
Virginia and Michael Rich
Susan and Bruce Schlecter
Jeanne T. Will


Other donors

Noga Beer
Dublin Pub/Molly Malone’s
Joyce and Bill Friedman
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kelly
Lucille and Bob Knapik
Sara and Kevin McMahon
Modern Monday’s Reading Group
Christine Nelson
Eileen and Ralph Rosamilia