Colonyhouse Upstairs

Oregon Writers Colony and Colonyhouse: A Haven for Writers

Comfy chairs at Colonyhouse invite writing, reading, or conversation. 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 ... Read More

Member News

Chris Scofield

New Releases: "The Shark Curtain"

Set against the changing terrain of middle-class values and the siren calls of art and puberty, Chris Scofield’s new YA-Adult novel The Shark Curtain invites ... Read More

New Releases: “All This Remains to be Discovered”

Sandra de Helen announces the release of her new collection of poetry/chapbook. It is available at Another Read Through or through Amazon.   Sandra will be ... Read More
Cindy Brown

Cindy Brown on How to Be Funny

Fred Melden will be hosting another Conversations With Writers at the Hillsboro Library Main Branch at 7 p.m. May 18. How to Be Funny On ... Read More

OWC News

Rachelle Ramirez

Rachelle Ramirez Becomes Executive Director of OWC

The Board of Directors of Oregon Writers Colony has chosen Rachelle Ramirez as the new executive director of OWC. Rachelle ... 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