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We gratefully acknowledge our patrons for their extraordinary support and ongoing commitment to the Sydney Writers' Festival. 

Vice-regal Patron

Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC

Governor of New South Wales


Rosemary Block

Edward and Diane Federman

The Neilson Foundation

Kathy and Greg Shand

Rosie Williams and John Grill AO on behalf of the Serpentine Foundation


Rowena Danziger AM and Ken Coles AM

David Fite and Catherine Norman

Sam Meers AO

David Paradice 

Margie Seale and David Hardy

Tag Family Foundation




Paula Cameron and Robert G Cameron AO

Sue and Alan Cameron

Felicity Rourke and Justice Francois Kunc

Louise and Tony Leibowitz

Vicki and Adam Liberman

Rosebrook Foundation

The Russell Mills Foundation

Michelle and Jonny Shein

Jane and Will Vicars

Lily and Su-Ming Wong

John Taberner




Deb and John Balderstone

Christina Boyce and Stephen Roberts

Jamie Carroll and Brett Osmond

Noirin and David Celermajer AO

Sally Cousens and John Stuckey

Catherine and Whitney Drayton

Lisa Goldberg and Danny Goldberg OAM

Megan Grace and Brighton Grace

Alexa and David Haslingden

Susan and Jeffrey Hauser

Nikki and Guy Hedley

Aletha and Michael Hoy

B Ilkovski

Fleur Jouault and Richard Hunt

Phillip Keir

Robin, Kate and Anna Low

David Marr and Sebastian Tesoriero

Robyn Martin-Weber

Sheila McGregor

Andrew Roberts

Briony Scott and Mark Scott AO 

Caroline and Emile Sherman

Deena Shiff and James Gillespie

Sharon and Allan Vidor

Tony Wheeler

The Key Foundation

Ben and Suzy Strout

Oranges and Sardines Foundation

Benjamin Cohn-Urbach

The Low Family Foundation




Michele Brooks and Andrew Michael

Jennifer Byrne

Annabel Crabb

Carolyn Crawford

Roslyn Espie

Jennifer Giles and Andrew Spark

Judith Manion and Peter Dickerson

Sylvia and Lawrence Myers

Ashley and Aveen Stephenson

Rob Thomas AO

Diane Balnaves

Jillian Broadbent

Melanie Caffrey and Craig Blair



The Salon

Jessica Block

Sheila McGregor

Janne Ryan

Joanna Bird

Isobel Rogerson

Jennifer Giles

Hellen Dalley

Yasmin Allen

Liz Nield

Cecilia Rice

Christine Britten-Jones

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Yvonne Le Bas

Alison Renwick

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Kate Morgan

Kate O'Rourke

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Sarah Dow

Alisa Pincus

Sarah Dunn

Claire Soos

Cecilia Ritchie

Philippa McCaffery

Lisa Chiba

Abigail Jones

Sally McLennan

Michelle Tredenick

Lyndell Droga

Karen Michael

Ann Johnson

Ann Levi



Kim Anderson

Anne Arcus (Fogo Ltd)

Angela Bowne SC

The Dunkel Family

Carole Ferguson

Hugh Fitzhardinge

Kathleen Gilbert and Danny Gilbert AM 

Jennifer and David Goldstein

Michelle Gortan

Kate Harrison 

Annette Higgs

David Jonas & Desmon Du Plessis

Michelle Katz and Andrew Silberberg

Amelia Lester

Julia Limb

Keith Miller

Ian Neil SC

Carey, Peter and Michael Nolan

Pearl Consulting Pty Ltd

Marcella Robertson and Ian Robertson AO

Alison Savage

Eva Shand

Nicholas Smith

Dr Evan R. Soicher. in eternal memory

Sabine Thode

Liz Thompson

Sharon Tofler and Mark Tedeschi AM QC

Lucinda Wilson

Claire Wivell Plater and James Kirby

Connie and Sunny Yang

Gail Marshall OAM

Hugh Mackay AO

Jennie and Ivor Orchard

Ryan Family Foundation

Denise Knight

Rena Shein

McLean Foundation

David and Jenny Goldstein

Andrew Marr

Anne Arcus

Karen Reid

Roxanne Dunkel

Helen Bauer and Helen Lynch AM

Michelle Malek

Alida Stanley

Gayl Jenkins

Dr. Sarah Sasson

Karen Midalia

Christine Bishop

Alana Kennedy and Michael Hendler

Sophie Inwald

Rosa and George Morstyn



Epilogue Circle

Andy Palmer


Current: August 2022