How to Get Involved


The Harbor Springs Festival of the Book welcomes donations from those who love to read books, talk about books, and meet those who write books. Help us keep most sessions free by supporting the work of the Festival with a tax-deductible gift.

Please use our secure online system or we welcome your gift mailed to us directly at Harbor Springs Festival of the Book, P.O. Box 766, Harbor Springs, MI 49740


Volunteers are needed, in a variety of capacities, before, during, and after the Festival. Please email to request more information.


A variety of corporate sponsorships are available for the 2017 Festival. Please contact Executive Director, Amy Gillard, at for sponsorship information.

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Presenting in the 2017 HSFOTB is by invitation. If you would like to be considered as a presenter, please download the submission form and return it to or mail it to the Festival office.  

Board of Directors

Charles O'Neill - Chairman
Sara E. Smith - Treasurer
Kate Bassett - Secretary

Maureen Abood
Peggy Abood
Karen Ford
Julia Fogarty
Peter Olson
F.W. Skip Renker
Susan Sparrow Carson
Lee Walsh
Glen Young

Amy Gillard - Executive Director