OUR Partners & SPONSORS

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.

Commitment and philanthropic dedication by private citizens and businesses is a long-standing tradition on our island, and it is the backbone for making this festival a 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 nonprofit arts and culture hub of our community, presenting and producing dance, music, theater, and visual and literary arts by local and visiting artists.

 

 

Founding SPonsors:

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The Farish-Cohen Family &
OutLOOK Inn


 

PREFERRED BOOKSELLER & SPONSOR:
DARVILL'S BOOKSTORE

Orcas Island bookstore Darvill's is the preferred bookseller for the Orcas Island Lit Fest. Look for them on festival weekend in the lobby of Orcas Center for the Arts, our main venue. 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 hearts, amazing books, curated gifts, and friendly, knowledgeable staff.

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Authors’ Circle:


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Contributors:

Persons of Letters:

David Dotlich and Doug Elwood

LODGING DONORS
Hilary Canty, Marty and Bruce Coffey, Barbara and David Evans, Cathy Ferran, The Gailey Family, The Nuckolls Family

WITH GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGMENT
A festival of OILF’s size and scope is a huge undertaking. It requires the hard work of a dedicated board, a host of volunteers, and the support of many organizations and friends. We would especially like to thank the San Juan County Lodging Tax Advisory Board, the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce, the Orcas Island Community Foundation, the Orcas Island Public Library, the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau, The Seattle Review of Books, Deborah Babcock, Mark J. Ferrari, Gail Folkins, Shannon Page, the staff at Darvill's, and the Orcas Center staff and volunteers.