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Barbara Bell Named Artistic Director of Kingston WritersFest

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Congratulations to Barbara Bell, who has been named to the top position at Kingston WritersFest!

Barbara Bell has been with Kingston Writersfest since its launch in 2009 as Producer, and in 2013 as Associate Director. In addition to her many contributions to KWF, Barbara is an award-winning actor, a playwright, director and producer, a freelance editor and she has hosted several seasons of Page Turners for TVCogeco in Kingston.

Merilyn Simonds, who is stepping down as Artistic Director in order to focus on her writing career, says, "Barbara is a highly skilled, creative woman with a boundless love of books and a longstanding commitment to the Festival. She is the perfect choice to lead the Festival into the future.” Merilyn will continue as Fund Development Manager and Consultant.

An exciting new chapter begins in Kingston!

For more information on Barbara and this exciting news from Kingston WritersFest, click here.

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