OUR BELOVED SPONSORS

The Orcas Island Literary Festival is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to an annual world-class literary festival on Orcas Island organized by passionate volunteers. However, we can only succeed with the help of our fellow islanders and sponsors. The commitment by private citizens, businesses, and the long-valued philanthropic notion of noblesse oblige is a long-standing tradition on our island and it is the thing that will make the festival a true success for years to come. 

 
 
 

in partnership with:

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Providing Orcas Islanders with artistic and cultural experiences that nourish their hearts, souls and minds. Orcas Center is the non-profit arts and cultural hub of our community, presenting and producing dance, music, theatre, visual and literary arts by local and visiting artists. 


 

FOUNDERS CIRCLE SPONSORS:

THE FARISH-COHEN FAMILY & OUTLOOK INN

The Outlook Inn is a combination of mom and pop old time Inn, sophisticated foodie haven, and an art project with layers and layers that continue to reveal something more beautiful—some even say magical—every time one is peeled back.  Nestled in the heart of town, across from Eastsound beach, the Outlook Inn and New Leaf Cafe offer exquisite views of Indian Island known to reinvigorate and inspire their guests.

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PREFERRED BOOKSELLER & SPONSOR:

DARVILL'S BOOKSTORE

Beloved Orcas Island book store Darvill's will be the Preferred Bookseller at the Orcas Island Lit Festival April 13 thru April 15, 2018. Festivalgoers will be able to find them in the lobby of Orcas Center For The Arts, the main venue for the festival.Darvill's is located on Main Street in the heart of Eastsound and has been in business in the San Juan Islands for over 30 years. Drop by their store or their table at the festival to experience their independent heart, amazing books, curated gifts and friendly and knowledgeable staff.

 

media sponsor:

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GOLD PATRONS:

SILVER PATRONS:

 

BRONZE + IN-KIND DONORS:

 

LODGING DONORS

Diane & Rick White, The Gailey Family, Hilary Canty, Anonymous, Kathryn Bowes, Kangaroo House B&B,
Margot Shaw, Paula Treneer, Shannon Page/Mark Ferrari, Kim Mason & Rob Meyer

 

FESTIVAL FRIENDS

SHARK REEF Literary Magazine, Homebound Publications, Lopez Lit Chicks Book Club, Orcas Athletics,
Women Writers of The Salish Sea

 

IT TAKES A VILLAGE (OR CLOSE-KNIT ARCHIPELAGO)

Planning a world-class literary arts festival on a remote island is no small task. Special thanks are due to all of our volunteers, the following non-profits & gracious individuals: Lodging Tax Advisory Council, Island Stewards, San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau, Mandy Troxel, Paula Treneer, Meg Massey, Carla Stanley, Stacey Lancaster, Brett Marl, Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce, Cindy Morgan, Lila Speed Richardson & Ezra Richardson, Orcas Island Public Library, Kyle Freeman and the OISD staff, Orcas Island Film Festival, Donna Laslo, the Staff at Darvill's, and the
Orcas Center staff and volunteers.