2019 Festival Sponsors

Many thanks to the generous sponsors of the Savannah Book Festival whose support helps Savannah grow as a literary destination, strengthens our vibrant literary community and makes the literary world accessible to all.

Over 90% of Festival revenue comes from individual and corporate sponsorship. Support at any level helps to keep Festival Saturday free and open to the public.

Presenting Sponsors

Georgia Power
Philip E. and Nancy B. Beekman Foundation
David and Nancy Cintron
The Sheehan Family Foundation
Mark and Patt Suwyn

Event Sponsors

Bob Faircloth
The Courtney Knight Gaines Foundation
David and Maura Sovchen

Venue and SBF@Schools Sponsors

Ivy Council
Don and Kay Gardner
Joe Hardt and Marie Park
Will and Jean Holland
John and Fran Kane
Ben and Maria Oxnard
Jack and Mary Romanos
Jerry and Helen Stephens
Wells Fargo

Gold Author Sponsors

Chris Aiken and Bill Sickels
Beau and Chris Anders
Michael and Kathryn Bryson
E. Shaver Booksellers

Jocelyn Frecehette and Gerald Howe
Jim and Ann Higbee
Jim and Joan Hunter
Gary and Judy Lautzenhiser
Leopold’s Ice Cream
Robert and Diane Levy
Mark and Daphne Murphy
Kristin and Mickey Ott
Matt Prickett and Jane Griffin
Roy and Maggie Richard
Richard and Donna Schulze
The Shady Lane Gang
Gerry and Norrita Thorne
Kent and Liz Urness
Peter and Pamela Voss
Bob and Linda Zerbe

Silver Author Sponsors

Curt and Libba Anderson
Bob and Jane Anspach
Bob and Lisa Banuski
Elizabeth Beekman
Chatham Capital Group
Ron and Barbara Coley
Ed and Joyce Conant
Linda and Bill DeArment
Wayne and Kay Dickerson
Steve and Carter Eagle
Bruce and Lori Eckert
Dave and Bobbie Erwin
Shaun and Rachel Fields
Georgia Ports Authority
Kent and Lyn Gregory
The Grey Market
Joe and Barb Grispo
Herman and Katy Kensky
Chuck and Ann Koepke
Aaron and Dayle Levy
Tim and Fran Lindgren
Bill and Sharon Maloney
Alfie and Dede Mays
Hall and Letty McAdams
MHR Foundation
Tom and Margaret Morse
Jim and Sandy Murphy
Saint Andrew’s on the Marsh
Savannah State University
South State Bank

Dave and Studie Smith
Austin and Marti Sullivan
Carole Sutphen
Carolyn and John Szlasa
Hue and Fran Thomas
Jim and Christina Trolinger
UGA Libraries
Bill and Nina Weil
Joe and Carol Young
Gene and Sherry Zuriff


Corporate and In-Kind Sponsors

Savannah Morning News
Chef Nick Mueller and Company
Ad Specialty
Byrd Cookie Company
Canady Richbourg and Woodward LLP
Charlie Ganem and Sons
Connect Savannah
Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home
Garden on the Square
Georgia Public Broadcasting
RANCO Event Rentals
Royal Restrooms
Savannah Coca-Cola
Stage Front
Visit Savannah