The Poetry of Our Lives


Photos by Michael & Suz Karchmer

2017 Authors & Woman of the Year


Please take a moment to acknowledge all of our 2017 Sponsors. 

The great success of this fundraising event depends on their generosity.


Pulitzer Prize Level ($10,000)

Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank


National Book Award Level ($7,500)

Rockland Trust Investment Management Group

Walt Whitman Award Level ($5,000)

The Chatham Squire

Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines

Chatham Wayside Inn

Judy Cornwell

Ann Marie Doherty

Kinlin Grover Real Estate

Florence Koplow

Rockland Trust, Investment Management Group

RPM Carpets & Floor Coverings

TD Bank

UBS Financial Services


O’Henry Award Level ($2,500)

Beacon Financial Planning, Inc.

Eastern Bank

Clean Green

Donovan Family

Eldredge & Lumpkin Insurance Agency Inc.

John & Laura Killian

Helene Monaghan

Orleans Wine & Spirits

Pine Acres Realty

Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders

Prestige Home Building of Chatham, LLC

Jan & Joe Roller

Rubin, Rudman, Chamberlain & Marsh

Stove Place II

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

Candice Wroe


Media Sponsors

Cape Cod Magazine – Lighthouse Media Solutions

Cape Cod Broadcasting Media


Pen Faulkner Award Level ($1,000)

Broad Reach Healthcare/Liberty Commons

Consigning Women

Coonamessett Inn

Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod

Daniel A. Schwenk, CPA, LLC

Donna Drown, The Boardwalk Group, Morgan Stanley

EOS Foundation

Gustare Oils & Vinegars

RoseMarie McLoughlin

Marie Pasquale

The Pavillion Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Tony and Karen Pierson

Nan Poor

Karen Anne & John Townsend

Truro Vineyards 


Pen Hemingway Award Level ($500)

Claudia P. Alifano, LMHC

Linda Burke

Coast to Coast Financial Planning

Joan Condon

Mary Beth Daniel

Nancy Ferris

Marianne & John Fouhey

Martha R. Higgins

Holland O’Hearn Law Offices

Inn of Treasured Memories

Jablonski Consulting Group

Trish Joyce

Patricia Marti

Margaret Holtman LLC, Leadership Solutions

Camille Murphy

Deborah O’Connor

Elizabeth Patten

Regina Shakin

RMS Mortgage

Susanne Taylor

The Salon 16 West

Sara Wilson

Sarah Wilsterman



Fratus Business Services



Buca’s Tuscan Roadhouse

Cape Air

Charlie’s Music/Cape Cod Audio

Cape Cod Community Media Center

Chatham Candy Manor

Chatham Wayside Inn

Curley Direct

I Dream of Jeanne Cakes

Karchmer Photo

Susan Larrabee

Lenox Hotel

Orleans Wine and Spirits

Party Cape Cod

Kim Roderiques

Rogers & Gray Insurance 

Titcomb’s Books

Valet Park of America

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

Wychmere Beach Club