Colonyhouse

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

Project Runaway

Anne Hendren will read Sept. 8 at Another Read Through

Anne Hendren will read from “Project Runway” at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at Another Read Through bookstore, 3932 N Mississippi Ave. in Portland. “Project Runway” ... Read More

David Oates teaching course at Sitka

David Oates teaches “Honing the Very Short Personal Essay” at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology on Sept. 7 and 8 in Otis, Oregon. ... Read More

Poet Nancy Flynn to read in Seattle

Portland poet Nancy Flynn will be among the poets and writers reading from their work at Jack Straw Cultural Center in Seattle on Sept. 12 ... Read More

OWC News

Exhibitors' Tables Available for Stumptown Lit

We want small presses, booksellers, writers’ organizations, editors, book designers, cover artists, indexers, website designers, and other literary or arts ... Read More

Get Your Book on the OWC Authors Tables at Stumptown Lit

OWC members will have an opportunity to promote their books at Stumptown Lit, the festival for readers and writers happening Sunday, ... Read More

Thanks to Fresh, Sweet Perfection!

Thanks to Fresh, 9120 5th St. in Bay City, and to Sweet Perfection, 1911 2nd St. in Tillamook, for donating ... Read More