Annual Fund Donors & Funders

(January 2018 – January 2019)

The programs & services of Writers & Books would not be possible without the generosity of our donors, members, and institutional funders. We are extremely grateful for your tremendous support.

We have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of our donor list. If you see an error, please accept our apologies, and contact our Development Coordinator at development@wab.org.

I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.”
—William Shakespeare

Institutional

Aetna Foundation

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Ames Amzalak Memorial Trust

BOA Editions, Ltd.

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Boylan Code, LLP

Bright Funds Foundation

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

City of Rochester

Editorial Freelancers Association

Gates Public Library Trustees

Harris Beach, PLLC

HBT Architects

Just Buffalo Literary Center

Language Intelligence

LeClairRyan

Max & Marian Farash Charitable Foundation

Monroe County

Network for Good

New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Andrew Cuomo & the N.Y.

State Legislature

Nocon & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial

Services Inc.

Open Letter Books

Paychex

RCB Wealth Management Financial Strategies Group

St. John Fisher College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York

The Fred & Floy Willmott Foundation

The Gell Fund of the Rochester Area Community Foundation

The Gouvernet Arts Fund of the Rochester Area Community Foundation

The Guido & Ellen Palma Foundation

The Pike Company

The Summit Federal Credit Union

Wegmans

Godsend

$25,000 & UP

Anonymous

Muse

$1,000-24,999

Black Murphy Fund

ESL Federal Credit Union

Janet Buchanan Smith & Robert Smith

Rosemary Christoff Dolan
In memory of the writers in my family:
Marie, Carl and Gerald Christoff.

Christine & Jim Eichelberger

Bruce & Dana Gianniny

Trevor Harrison

Ken McCurdy

The Westport Fund

Mary & Stan Widger

Publisher

$500-999

Anonymous

Jean Close, Jim, & Tom Callahan

Cameros Family Lead Trust

Eric Cook

Susan Desino

Joan Feinbloom

Joe Flaherty & Liz Scott

James S. and Janis F. Gleason

The Gleason Family Foundation

Beverly Gold & Bruce Horowitz

Tokeya Graham

Peg Heminway

Grant Holcomb in honor of Tate DeCaro

Frank Interlichia

Nora A. Jones

Sue Kreilick

James & Patricia Morris

Adrian Neil

Roger & Kimberly Palma

Katharine Parsons

Bob & Gayle Stiles

Mark and Lois Taubman

Brad VanAuken & Stacey Miller

Novelist

$250-499

Anonymous

Elizabeth Berry & Donald DiVita

Mark & Anne Boylan

Johanna Brennan

Steve Huff & Betsy Gilbert

Suzanne Gouvernet

Barbara Grosh & Rachel Brill

John J. and Edna M. Holahan Fund

Rose-Marie Klipstein

Deb Koen

Jennifer & Connie Lloyd

Stephen & Ann Martin

Bruce & Eleanor McLear

Emma Miller

James C. Moore Sr. & Geraldine Moore in honor of James M. Moore.

Jules L. Smith & Alexandra Northrop

Linda Reinfeld

Daniel Ryan

Alvani, Carol, & Abigail Santos

John & Gloria Sullivan

Ralph & Pamela Uttaro

Essayist

$100-249

Anonymous

Sudha Bakshi & Steven Kirsh

Toni & Eric Baller

Don & Denise Bartalo

Timothy Boland

Vicki & Roger Brown

Elaine and Joseph Bucci

Anne, Raymond, & Elizabeth Cherney

Kim, Kieran, and Nolan Condon

Charles Coté

George Dardess & Peggy Rosenthal

Jacques & Monique Delettrez

Jeff & Karen Fanning

Robert Feissner

Joe & Maria Finetti

Ethan Fogg

Hon. Sandra L. Frankel

William, Mary & Maeve Freese

Alan & Ronny Frishman

Bert Garman

Jack & Bonnie Garner

Essie Germanow

Jacquie & Andrew Germanow

Andrea Barrett & Barry Goldstein

Stephanie Gradinger

Mala Gupta, Surendar, & Vidyha Jeyadev

Joanna Hodgman

Carl Hoffman & Betsy Naumburg

Lynda Hotra

Susan & Monte Hurd

Ellen & Abigail Johnson

Dick & Marcia Kaplan

Rae-Ellen W. Kavey in memory of Joan Pedzich

Kathryn King

Sharon Kovalsky

Jane & Philip Lange

Danielle Massare

Maria Mastrosimone & Joseph Finetti

Ira Miller

Hinda & Michael Miller

Rebecca & Michael Miller

Marianne & Larry Naylor

Loretta Petralis & Brad Landsman

Katherine Pino

Marguerite & Jim Quinn

Linda Reilly

Tom & Betty Richards

David Ryon

Mary Ann Satter

Peggy Savlov in honor of Zena Hampson

Jane Schuster

Maddy Segal & Abby Reichlin

Sejal Shah in honor of Kitty Wise

Phillip & Doreen Smethurst

Anne, Jamie, Tamsin, & Aelis Spiller

Kraig Sproles & Inara Scott

David Stornelli

Elizabeth M. Teall

Mimi & Sam Tilton

Dr. David Tinling

Charles Towles & Gerald Gamm

Justin & Louise Vigdor

Larry & Diane Wardlow

Dr. Ethan & Janet Welch

Jamie & Sally Whitbeck

Henry Williams Jr & Barbara Dimmick

Kathleen Yuhnke

Poet

$1-99

John & Kathleen Albertini

Anonymous

Judy & Gary Babbitt

Deanna Baker

Maria Basil

Liz Bell & Tansy Deutsch

Paul Beverly

Dilip & Deepa Bharati

Richard Bird

Francis Broderick

Mary Lynn Broe

Mary Brzustowicz & Eloy Meria-Dieguez

Joyce Campbell

Alan Casline

Martha Clasquin

Tamsan Cleveland

Norinne Cole

Janet Collinge in memory of Tyler Ray Santirocco Martin

Anne Coon & Craig Zicari

Ken Cooper & Caroline Woidat

Ned & Linda Corman

Jean Coyne

Cindy & Abigail Culbert

David D’Ettore

Lou Anne & Thomas DaRin

Tate DeCaro

Andrea DeCastro, Tim O’Dell & David Sweeney

Dennis Defibaugh

Judy Dell in honor of Reyna Grande

Michael Doolin & Ann Tippett

Dana & Wanda Drake in memory of Leaf E. Drake

Meredith Drake, Gregg, & Phoebe Hartvigsen

Rebecca Drayer

Jane Eggleston

Tony Falzano

Jana Femia

Adele Fico

Gwendolyn Fisher

Susan Fogel

Friends of the Mendon Public Library

Rebecca & Timothy Fuss

Carol Gayeski

Maria Gillard

Bal, Tek, & Manisha Giri

Judith & Dane Gordon

Gorelick Family

Debra Hallowell

Leslie & Barbara Harmer

Doris & John Harper

Michele Heine

Cynthia, Brian, Mara Heppard

Daniel Herd & Nina Alvarez

Dr Raul & Charlotte Herrera

Clark, Lisa, & Robert Hochgraf

Kelly R Huiatt

Gregory Humbert

M.J. Iuppa & Peter Tonery

Tom & Kathy Johncox

Janet Krause

Shane, Lerong, & Chunghui Kuo

Archie & Patty Kutz

Donna Landry

John Larish

Rita Leo

Teresa & Michael Levy

Livadas Consulting

Rita Livingston

Garry & Diane Loysen

The Magar Family

Terry Manscuk

Francine Martella

Ronald Martin-Dent

Giovanna May

Kate & Shaun McCurdy

Jen, William, Patrick, Jameson, & Matt McDermott

Kathleen & John McQueen

Colleen Meger

Merulla-Bonn Family

Daniel Meyers

Mike, Tara & Madelyn Minor

Lynda Morris

Tina Motiwala

Ellen Murphy

Mary & Thomas Myers

Karen Napoli

Mary Jo Newcomb

Joyce O’Connor

Patricia & Megan Phillips

Kathy & Alex Pottetti

Katie Raab

Stephanie & Dakota Raker

Jacob Reddig

Cheri Riley

Allison Roberts

Carla Rodio in honor of people with special needs

Ashley Ross

Dr. Alice Rubenstein

Carol Sauka

Harry M. Saxton, Jr. in memory of Al Booth

Colleen Schantz

Dr. Neil Scheier

Helen Schneck

Wendy Schreiner

Liz Schroeder

Chojaste & Wolf Udo Schroeder

Wanda & Bill Schubmehl

Peter & Sandra Scott

Zoe Segal-Reichlin & Dan Garodnick

Kyle & Esben Semmel & Pia Møller

Kitty Wise

Linda Seyba

Bernard Shore & Arlene Levit

Jane Shuffelton

Tina Simson

Carole Stephenson

Ellen Storch

Eshmeron & Suk Raj Subba

Patricia Sunwoo, David & Lililan Brickman

Gwen Thompson

Clifford W. & Bernie Todd Smith

Thomas & Janice Tornatore in honor of Reyna Grande

Bessie Tyrrell

Joan & Walter Uhrman

Matthew Ulakovic in memory of Dr. Lorraine Sherwood

Deborah VanderBilt

Diana Voellinger & Mark Preston

Fred & Danette Weingarten

Cathy Westerfeld

Leonore Wiltse

Linda & Frank Wood

Carol Wormuth

Benita Yen in honor of book lovers everywhere

Kristen Zory King

Livingston County in memory of Claire Allen, for the Claire Allen Memorial Scholarship Fund for teen girls in financial need

Jim, Zeke, & Judy Allen-Collins

Peter and Mary Ellen Carpino

Jeremiah Casey

Debra Graham

Happy Bookers Book Club in honor of Gary Craig

Drs. Margaret & Arnold Matlin

Scott & Kim Pugliese

Jasmine Rozalski, Brigid Cahill & Mike Rozalski

Stephen & Mary Ann Varga

Susan Winn