orcas island lit fest
april 5–7, 2019



We’re thrilled to announce our lineup of featured artists and panelists for the 2019 festival! Learn more about these award-winning, best-selling writers—and pick up your ticket today to come see them in person.


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

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. 



Books are a uniquely portable magic.
— Stephen King