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: 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

Book Release Party: Leslie Budewitz and Lisa Alber

Agatha-Award winning author Leslie Budewitz is celebrating the publication of “Assault and Pepper,” the first in her Spice Shop mystery series. She will join local ... Read More

OWC News

Executive Director Applications Closed

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

OWC Seeks New Executive Director click to view application

Oregon Writers Colony Executive Director Application Submit We are pleased to announce we are now accepting applications for the position ... Read More
Stephanie Cabot

Literary Agent Stephanie Cabot to Hear Pitches at 2015 Annual Conference

Stephanie Cabot, literary agent with the Gernert Company, will listen to your pitch at OWC’s Annual Conference, May 1-3, 2015. ... Read More