RMWF MMXVIII

January 24-26, 2018

America's Best Writers Festival

Supporters

Angel Wings

Founding Angels

Helene Galen, Diane & Hal Gershowitz, Anne Holland, Lois Horvitz*, Donna MacMillan, Madeline Redstone

2018 Golden Angels ($20,000)

Eisenhower Medical Center, Helene Galen, Patti & Jack Grundhofer, Jan Salta

2018 Silver Angels ($10,000)

Mary & Jerome Angel, Auen Foundation, Sherrie & Ron Auen, Dan Clivner & Steven Cochran, Mira Clivner
Bryn & Richard DeBeikes, Jeannette & Raymond Galante, Samie & Tom Lang, Catharine Reed

2018 Angels ($5,000)

  • Cindy & Bob Abramovitz
  • Aileen Adams & Geoffrey Cowan
  • Mary Cunningham Agee
  • Nancy & Perry Altshule
  • Barbara Andersen
  • Nancy & Terry Anderson
  • Janet Anixter & Jo Ann Anixter Silva
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Jane & Bob Anspach
  • Judith & Robert Appelbaum
  • Lynn Armstrong
  • Sofia & Vasilis Bacolitsas
  • Ellen Bakst
  • Nora & Guy Barron
  • Bunni & Rick Benaron
  • Sally & Miles Berger
  • Robin & Robert Berman
  • Harriet Bernstein
  • Ruth & Morris Beschloss
  • Chotsie Blank
  • Annette Bloch
  • Lynn Booth
  • Sandra & Robert Borns
  • Sandra Bosley
  • Hon. Barbara Boxer & Stewart Boxer
  • Edye & Eli Broad
  • Hon. Kathleen Brown & Van Gordon Sauter
  • Carol Buck
  • Rosemarie & Dean Buntrock
  • Judy & Alex Campbell
  • Jacqueline Carr & Shawn Beck
  • Lyn Chernis & Robert Morris
  • Joanne & Bill Chunowitz
  • Pat & Ira Cohen
  • Nancy Crandall
  • Laurie & Gary Crocker
  • Desert Allergy Center, Diane & Dr. David Waldman
  • Diane Deshong
  • Joel Douglas
  • Sherry Dumke
  • Susan Eisenhower
  • Phyllis Epstein
  • Joyce & Hal Frank
  • Carol Frankel
  • Joyce & Henry Freund
  • Loren & Howard Friend
  • Barbara Fromm & Debra Star
  • Jeannette & Raymond Galante
  • Helene Galen
  • Christina Gantz
  • Anita & Tony Garnier
  • Angie Gerber & Vern Kozlen
  • Diane & Hal Gershowitz
  • Wendy & Robert Goodfriend
  • Susan Goodman & Rodney Lubeznik
  • John D. & Amy Jo Gottfurcht, SSI Investment Management, Inc.
  • Ilene & Ross Grabel
  • Jessica & Gary Grace
  • Peggy & James Greenbaum
  • Lisa & Dick Gunning
  • Rosalind & Stanley Hack
  • Lola & Duane Hagadone
  • Marilyn & Monty Hall
  • Sharon Hall & Todd Kessler
  • Sue Hancock
  • Judy & Scott Harrington
  • Carol & Hank Harris
  • Sandy Hill & Fran Muir
  • H.N. & Frances C. Berger Foundation
  • Councilmember Dana Hobart & Vicki Hobart
  • Anne Holland
  • Roberta Holland & Nancy Stone
  • Frances Horwich
  • Sydney Huffines
  • Suz Hunt
  • Peggy Jacobs & Bob Howard
  • Deborah & Arthur Jacobson
  • Frank Jones
  • Jamie Kabler
  • Carol & William Kaplan
  • Jo Kaplan & Larry Feldman
  • Ruth & Mal Kaufman
  • Debra Dann Kay & Trudy Schwartz
  • Suzanne & Ric Kayne
  • Linda & Kerry Killinger
  • Arlene & Dan Kirby
  • Sally & Mort Kirshner
  • Susan & Bruce Konheim
  • Louise & Stuart Korshak
  • Sally & Jonathan Kovler
  • Dr. Susan Krevoy & Leo Spiwak
  • Marjorie & Steven Kulp
  • Suzy & Mike Leprino
  • Mary Vaughn Lester
  • Nancy & Larry Levitt
  • Carol Lewis
  • Barbara & Ken Lieberman
  • Brenda & Paul Lilly
  • Connie & Bob Lurie
  • Donna MacMillan
  • Katherine & Judd Malkin
  • Harold Matzner
  • Cheryl McArthur
  • JoAnn McGrath
  • Susan Meredith & Marjorie Victor
  • Darlene Mour
  • Tricia & James Munro
  • Donivee & Merrill Nash
  • Patty & Arthur Newman
  • DeeAnn & Larry Nichols
  • Reesa & Gerald Niznick
  • Cydney & Bill Osterman
  • Dr. Marsha & Bill Pachter
  • Jody Parker
  • Kevin Parker
  • Heidi Peyton
  • Alana & Stephen Polacheck
  • Bettsy & Wallace Preble
  • Gwen Ramras
  • Vicki Rauscher & Jean Viereck
  • Stacey & Greg Renker
  • Linda Rider & Bobbie Stern
  • Hon. Richard Riordan & Elizabeth Riordan
  • Sharon & Nelson Rising
  • Marion & Robert Rosenthal
  • Jackie Rudman & Marshall Gelfand
  • Jan Salta
  • Virginia Sapp & William Pierpoint
  • Faye Sarkowsky
  • Gail & Robert Scadron
  • Phyllis & Gary Schahet
  • Ambassador Rockwell & Marna Schnabel
  • Arlene Schnitzer
  • Jordan Schnitzer
  • Lois Schnitzer
  • Christine & James Scott
  • Malcom Segal & Harry Oppenheimer
  • Lori & Aubrey Serfling
  • Annette & Leonard Shapiro
  • Jane & Larry Sherman
  • Councilmember Iris Smotrich & Thom Smotrich
  • Elizabeth & Johan Sorensen
  • Cathy & Tod Spieker
  • Leslie & Bob Spivak
  • Diane Steffy
  • Deanie & Jay Stein
  • Stephanie & Jerry Stern
  • Sheila & Ira Stone
  • Barbera Thornhill
  • Ambassador Tim Timkin & Sue Timken
  • Kimberly & Lawrence Turner
  • Leslie & Dr. Barry Usow
  • Lonna Wais
  • Robert Walker & Ernest Phinney
  • Phyllis & Dennis Washington
  • Councilmember Ted Weill & Jenny Weill
  • Devorah & Ron Weinstein
  • JoAnn Wellner
  • Marguerite & David Wilson
  • Lili Ann & Richard Zisook
  • Shelly & Steve Zucker

* In Memoriam


Founder’s Pledge

Jamie Kabler, Founder
“My goal is to create an outstanding, world-renowned Festival. I volunteer my time all year to work toward that aim. I give $5,000 each year to be an Angel because it’s the Angels’ support that brings the most acclaimed and talented writers to the Festival every year.”
Jamie
Jamie Kabler,
Festival Founder


OUR ANGELS

Our angels provide a generous tax-deductible donation of $5,000. which can be paid with a check or credit card. These donations help to support honorariums and travel expenses to bring truly amazing writers to the Festival. We only have room for a limited number of angels, and when we reach that number we have to close the category.

Rancho Mirage Public Library
Festival angels receive:

  • Two all access passes (value of $1,000)
  • Two lunches
  • Special evening just for Angels with guest speaker and dinner with the writers
  • Dedicated Angel concierges
  • Reserved daytime seating with choice of rooms


OUR GOLDEN ANGELS

Golden Angel
For the first time ever, we are offering a special opportunity for the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival. We have created a new category for Golden Angels, who will receive these exclusive benefits.

  • Your tax-deductible donation of $20,000 sponsors your choice of writer
  • Two golden chairs with your names in the front row of every event
  • Invitation to a private dinner with just the writers
  • Signage and recognition at the Festival

OUR SILVER ANGELS

Silver Angel
For the first time ever, we are offering a special opportunity for the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival. We have created a new category for Silver Angels, who will receive these exclusive benefits.

  • Your tax-deductible donation of $10,000 sponsors your choice of writer
  • Two silver chairs with your names in the front row of every event
  • Invitation to a private dinner with just the writers
  • Signage and recognition at the Festival

PARTNERS & SPONSORS

Without these terrific partners and sponsors, the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival would not be possible. Click on any image below for more information about each partner or sponsor.

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Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa is the official hotel of the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival

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41000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Phone: (760) 568-2727

Eisenhower Medical Center
Eisenhower Medical Center
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau
Jet BLue
DebLen