Oregon Writers Colony and Colonyhouse: A Haven for Writers

Imagine: Inside that unassuming house north of Rockaway Beach, Oregon, is a haven for writers. From the massive log walls to the tall stone fireplace to the filled bookcases throughout the house, the place speaks of craft and imagination — and the adventure of writing. Outside, the wind may whisper or howl, and the ocean may crash against the shore or lap the sand like a pink-tongued puppy. Inside the house, you’re working in the silent company of some of the greatest writers from ... Read More

Member News

New Releases: “Set in Stone”

Frank Morin's YA fantasy novel “Set in Stone,” the first part of The Petralist series, will be released Friday May 1. From the jacket blurb: ... Read More

New Releases: Chiseled: A Memoir of Identity, Duplicity and Divine Wine

Danuta Pfeiffer announces the publication of her fourth book, a memoir of her colorful life. She tells the story of an unwed teenage mother escaping ... Read More

New Release: The Accidental Alchemist

Gigi Pandian’s “The Accidental Alchemist,” the first in a new mystery series set in Portland, was published by Midnight Ink in January. Unpacking her belongings ... Read More

OWC News

New Releases: Love in the Elephant Tent: How Running Away with the Circus Brought Me Home

Kathleen Cremonesi announces the release of her memoir, Love in the Elephant Tent, through ECW Press. In her early 20s, ... Read More

Day Passes Available for 2015 Annual Conference

OWC has opened some spaces for people to attend the Annual Conference at the Sylvia Beach Hotel, including workshops and some meals. ... Read More

Executive Director Applications Closed

Applications for Executive Director are closed. Thanks to all who applied. Read More