Colonyhouse Upstairs

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

Randall Platt’s novel sold to Skyhorse

Randall Platt announces that her novel, “The Arab of Warsaw,” the adventures of a teenage Jewish girl posing as a boy and living on the ... Read More

Library Writers Project solicits self-published material

The Multnomah County Library is embarking on a new project to build a collection of self-published works by local authors. They are soliciting self-published authors ... Read More

Constructing A Story – An Author’s Method

Oregonian George Byron Wright will use his sixth novel, “In the Wake of our Misdeed,” to describe how he goes about creating a work of ... Read More

OWC News

Stumptown Lit Workshop to Feature Morning, Afternoon Workshops

The 2015 Stumptown Lit festival will feature a morning and an afternoon workshop for writers to hone their skills and ... Read More

OWC Authors' Books to Find A Place at the Table at Stumptown Lit

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

Conversations with Writers: Nancy Feldman

Author Nancy Feldman will discuss her book, "Family Medical History: Unknown/Adopted" at 7 p.m. July 27 at the Hillsboro Library, 2850 Brookwood Parkway. ... Read More