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About the Event

Join us for a lively, literary evening

With a Canadian writer at each table, the Writers’ Trust Storytellers Ball is unlike any other fundraiser. Past guest authors include literary luminaries Margaret Atwood, Adrienne Clarkson, Cherie Dimaline, Emma Donoghue, Lawrence Hill, Thomas King, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Anne Michaels, and Noah Richler.

Storytellers Ball Co-Chairs

Amy Burstyn Fritz and Lucia Remedios
Photo by Ryan Emberley

2024 Event Committee

Our committee helps to raise the prestige and profile of the Storytellers Ball and, in turn, supports the important work of Writers’ Trust.

Their time and talent help to inform the details of this remarkable event. Writers' Trust sincerely thanks all of this year's committee members:

Amy Burstyn-Fritz

Jaclyn Cobourn

Devin Connell

Gabe Gonda

Jennifer Grant

Chris Hull

Jen Krisch

Marla Lehberg

Samantha Molyneaux

Kyla Reid

Lucia Remedios

Kim Tanenbaum

Nicole Tapscott

Richard Ward

John Zerucelli

2024 Gala Sponsors

Hardcover Sponsors

The Haynes-Connell Foundation

Paperback Sponsors

Amy Burstyn-Fritz
Jonathan Godsall
Jen Grant and David Dattels
Kyla Reid
Lucia Remedios


Crowe Soberman LLP

Mystery Shelf Prize Donors

  • Aga Khan Museum
  • Apex Physiotherapy and Massage  
  • Basecamp Climbing
  • Ben McNally Books 
  • Boulderz Climbing Centre
  • Health Hut
  • Marathon Watch Company
  • Metropolitan Brasserie  
  • Mix Beauty Lab  
  • Palettera
  • Rose Reisman Catering 
  • True North Climbing