Sponsors


PRODUCING PARTNERS:

City of Las Vegas
The Office of Cultural Affairs provides performing and visual arts experiences and services; thereby increasing the city's livability to the Las Vegas community and city departments so they can have access to, be informed about, and participate in the arts.


Las Vegas-Clark County Library District
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District provides welcoming and inspiring spaces for reading, learning and achieving, and the tools and resources that families, children, teens and adults need to succeed. The Library is committed to building communities of people who can come together to pursue their individual and group aspirations.


Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation, Inc.
The Library today provides critical support for job-seekers, business owners, English language learners, families with young children, students and seniors. The Library Foundation builds private support and public visibility, making our library and community stronger. The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Nevada non-profit corporation. Tax I.D. #27-0035192.


Las Vegas Chapter of AIGA, the professional organization for design
The Las Vegas Chapter of AIGA, the professional organization for design, is committed to providing education, support, and networking to professionals and students and serves as an advocate for the ethical practice of design. Founded in 1999, they support designers and varied creative entities in the Las Vegas Valley and surrounding areas by organizing projects and events – lectures, mixers, community partnerships, social outreach, and competitions – to help inform current and future designers, as well as the broader public, about the value of design.


Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is Nevada's largest newspaper and the most reliable source for news, breaking news, video and information about Las Vegas. Their mission is to improve the lives of Southern Nevadans by building a stronger community through information, insights and inspiration.


Nevada Humanities
Nevada Humanities fosters cultural enrichment and connection for all Nevadans. By creating and supporting dynamic public programs that inspire engagement, they deepen a collective sense of place and belonging and encourage mutual understanding and empathy, which are the foundations of community and democracy. Their programs define the Nevada experience, feature local culture and heritage, encourage intellectual curiosity, and facilitate the exploration of issues that matter to Nevadans and their communities.


Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute at UNLV
The Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute is an international literary center dedicated to promoting discourse on today’s most pressing issues. Founded by UNLV President Emerita Carol C. Harter, BMI provides an environment where creative writers and scholars can fight against entrenched perspectives, whatever their political or cultural source.


Vegas PBS
Dedicated to enriching lives in Southern Nevada, Vegas PBS uses television and other technologies to educate and empower individuals and to amplify the effectiveness of community organizations. Vegas PBS Channel 10 is one of America’s most-watched PBS stations and offers five unique secondary channels: Create, Vme, Worldview, Rewind and Jackpot! Vegas PBS also collaborates with strategic partners to create content that examines current and historic regional issues.


El Tiempo
El Tiempo, a Spanish language publication, has been serving the Las Vegas Hispanic community for over 10 years, bringing the latest local, national and Latin American news to our growing Hispanic population.



FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL:

13Thirty Books
A.C. Waltower
Adam Leavitt
AIGA
Alyssa Petersel
Blue Sun Studio, Inc.
Boys Town Nevada
CA Hartnell
Canyon Creative
Carolyn Schumaker
CCSLA-Clark County Schools Librarians Association
City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs
Clark County Department of Family Services
Color Reflections Las Vegas
Connie Harris
Curbside Café
Dennis Kelsch and Hilly Krantz
of Gale of Cengage Learning
Discovery Children’s Museum
Elizabeth Patterson
Face Painting by Balloons with a Twist
Finance 101 for Kids
Fred Andersen
Glenda Alberti
Grouchy John's Coffee
Heather Silvio
Helen: A Literary Magazine
Henderson Libraries
Henderson Writers' Group
I LUV Cotton Candy
James Barrett
Jason Wells, Abrams Books
Jennifer Allen
Jessica Therrein
John McCrudden
Jorge Betancourt Polanco
Joseph Watson
Kamaya Tarpley
Katie Salidas
Kay Moore
Kirsten Cappy
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Visitor Services and Education
Las Vegas Clark County Library District
Las Vegas Clark County Library District-WOW Dept.
Las Vegas Romance Writers
Lily Lemon Blossom

Literary Classics Book Awards
Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse
M&M Associates
Mage Academy Press
Megan Duncan
Michael and Lauretta Kehoe
Michelle Campbell, Scholastic
Michelle Zamora
Mikel Peterson
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Humanities
Nevada Arts Council
Nevada Center for the Book
Nevada Humanities
Nevada Talking Book services
Nicole E. Bylina-Streets
North Las Vegas Library District
Pamela Goodwin
Patty Mar Simmons
Parker Sinclair
Pop! Goes The Icon
Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfire Initiative
Quality Food Catering
Renee Jean Mitchell
Rev. Roderick C. Davis
Roger Storkamp
Samuel Joeckel
Sandra Lopez
Scholastic
Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators
Spread the Word
Stephen Moran
Stephen Murray
Susan Johnson
The Brothers Uber
The Imagination Machine
The Mob Museum
Tom Keller
Tracy Miracle, Candlewick
University of Nevada Press
Usborne Books & More
Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival
Victoria Kaer
William Dickstein
William & Mary Scherkenbach Elementary School
Writers of Southern Nevada
You-nique Productions LLC