orcas island lit fest
april 5–7, 2019



Support the 2020 Kids' Fest in this year's GiveOrcas Catalogue.

The Orcas Island Lit Fest needs your help to continue its mission of inspiring young readers and writers. May 1-17, help us raise $3000, so that we can bring one nationally renowned children's writer and one best-selling young-adult writer to the April 2020 OILF Kids' Fest.

Sponsored by the Orcas Island Community Foundation, the GiveOrcas Catalogue highlights the needs of nonprofits like the Lit Fest, as well as 26 other Orcas island non-profit organizations.


The Orcas Island Lit Fest (OILF) is an annual celebration of literature and community held in an inspiringly beautiful place. In April 2019, we’ll bring together renowned authors and avid readers, visitors and locals, for three days of panels, readings and events that highlight the vibrant literary culture of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. OILF is your opportunity to engage with world-class writers and their work in an intimate, inclusive setting that welcomes everyone who loves books.

Support the Literary Arts On Orcas Island

The Orcas Island Lit Fest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to an annual world-class literary festival on Orcas Island organized by passionate volunteers—and supported by book lovers like you. We can succeed only with the generous help of our donors and sponsors. To become a festival patron, please click below. 

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Books are a uniquely portable magic.
— Stephen King