Past Presenters

  • 32 years of BookFest

Past Presenters

BookFest has hosted over 150 of the most esteemed authors and illustrators from every part of Canada including Quebec and the Northwest Territories. These presenters have blessed thousands of children on Vancouver Island with their stories, their art, their enthusiasm, and their passion. Many thanks to all the presenters who’ve been involved with BookFest over the years.

 

Last Name First Name Years Presented
Alderson Sue Ann 1988
Allix Hereward 1991
Andrews Jan 1996
Aristou Lisa 1998
Avila & Barrett 1997, 1998
Bailey Linda 1997, 2001, 2004, 2011
Baker Barrie 1999
Bar-el Dan 2014
Beck Andrea 2012
Bell William 1992
Beliveau Kathy 2013
Bianchi John 1998
Bogart Jo Ellen 1995
Bonder Dianna 2006, 2007, 2010
Bourgeois Paulette 1995
Bowers Vivien 2000
Bradford Karleen 1998
Carrier Roch 1996, 1998, 2006,2013
Chan Marty 2014
Charles Norma 2004
Choyce Lesley 1994
Churcher Dar 1994
Citra Becky 2007
Clark Brenda 1990
Coffey Maria 2001, 2003
Collura Mary-Ellen Lang 1990
Davis Aubrey 2002, 2004, 2014
Deas Mike 2012
Denton Kady McDonald 1997, 2009
De Vos Gail 2007
Dowd John 1996
Doyle Brian 1996
Duchene Christiane 1992
Duncan Sandy Frances 1989, 1997
Dunston Rachel 2011
Ellis Ray 1991
Ellis Deborah 2001, 2003
Ellis Sarah 1989, 1992, 2002, 2014
Eyvindson Peter 2000
Edwards Wallace ?
Fernandes Eugenie 1989, 1995, 2004, 2006, 2011
Fernandes Kim 1992, 1997
Fitch Sheree 2003, 1995, 2004, 2006, 2011
Flett Julie 2012
Francis Neil 2000, 2001
Friesen Gayle 2004
Gay Marie-Louise 1989, 1994, 2004, 2011
Gillmor Don 2002
Gillman Phoebe 1992, 1996, 1998
Gilmore Rachna 2014
Godfrey Martin 1990
Godkin Celia 1992
Granfield Linda 1998, 2010
Gregory Nan 2004, 2010
Griffiths Dean 2005
Gryski Camilla 1993, 2002
Harrison Ted 1991
Heidbreder Robert 1987, 1989, 1997, 2003, 2009, 2011
Heneghan James 1995, 1998
Hodge Deborah 2003
Hrdlitchka Shelley 2006
Hudson Jan 1988
Hughes Monica 1989, 1997
Hutchins Hazel 1987
Jennings Sharon 1996, 2007
Jocelyn Martha 2005
Johnston Julie 1995
Jackson Melanie 2010
Katz Selwyn 1991
Khan Ruchshana 2004
Kovalski Maryann 1994, 2004, 2013
Kerkorian Vladyana 1999
Kusugak Michael 1991, 1992, 1999, 2012
Labrosse Darcia 1990, 1995
LaFave Kim 1991
Langston Laura 2007
Lawson Julie 1993, 1996, 2000, 2005, 2009, 2012
Lee Dennis 2000
Lemieux Michele 1993, 1997
Lesynski Loris 1998, 2004
Levert Mireille 1991, 2002, 2010
Levine Karen 2006
Lightburn Ron 1994
Little Jean 1988, 1996, 2005
Lottridge Celia Barker 1994
Lunn Janet 1989, 1996, 1997, 1999
MacGregor Roy 2004
McLeod Elizabeth 2005
Manson Ainslie 2004
Martchenko Michael 2006
McFarlane Sheryl 1993
McLaughlin Ken 1995
McLellan Joe 2001
Mollel Tololwa 1992, 1998, 2005, 2013
Morgan Nicola 1993
Muller Robin 1996, 1998, 2004, 2009, 2011
Munsill Janet 1987
Murray Glenn 2007
Musgrave Susan 2000
Nugent Cynthia 2014
Ohi Ruth 2000, 2010
Olsen Sylvia 2009
Oppel Kenneth 2002
Patkau Karen 2014
Peacock Shane 2003, 2009
Pearson Kit 1990, 1994, 1997, 2002, 2009
Poulin Stephane 1988
Radford Sheri 2007
Reczuch Karen 2000
Reid Barbara 1994, 2002, 2013
Richardson Bill 2004
Ruurs Margriet 2002, 2007
Shwartz Ellen 1998
Schwartz Roslyn 2005
Scott Rick 2003, 2013
Scrimger Richard 2000, 2005
Seidel Ross 1996
Simmie Lois 1987
Slade Arthur 2001, 2003, 2011
Slavin Bill 2001, 2007
Smith Linda 2007
Spalding Andrea 1992, 1996, 2002, 2004, 2011
Spires Ashley 2013
Springett Martin 1991, 1992, 2007, 2012
Stainton D’Arcy 2004
Staunton Ted 1991, 1995, 2000
Stinton Kathy 1989
Swanson Diane 1993, 1995, 2001, 2007
Sylvester Kevin 2014
Tamaka Shelley 2000, 2010
Tate Nikki 2003
Taylor-McBryde Alison & Judith Walker 2005
Taylor C.J. 1996, 2005
Taylor Cora 1991
Thompson Richard 1993, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2006
Trottier Maine 2002
Truss Jan 1988
Tankard Jeremy 2010
Valgardson W.D. 1999, 2000
Waboose Jan Bourdeau 2009
Wallace Ian 1990,1998
Wallace Mary 2004
Walters Eric 2002, 2007
Ward David 2013
White Ellen 1988, 1993
Wilson Budge 2001
Wishinsky Frieda 2001, 2006
Withers Pam 2006
Woodson Marion 1991
Woodward Caroline 2014
Wynne Jones Tim 1990, 1997, 2000, 2010
Watt Melanie 2009
Yee Paul 1993, 2012
Yerxa Leo 1995
Zimmerman Werner 2012

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