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

New Releases: “No Substitute for Myth”

Carolyn J. Rose has another book out in her Subbing isn’t for Sissies mystery series, No Substitute for Myth. “Is Bigfoot prowling around Reckless River, ... Read More

Lesbians on the Loose: A reading

Lori L. Lake, Sandra de Helen, and Sue Hardesty will read from the new crime fiction anthology, “Lesbians on the Loose: Crime Writers on the ... Read More

Authors to read at Pfeiffer Winery

Danuta Pfeiffer and Kelly Kittel will read from their award-winning memoirs at the Pfeiffer Winery in Junction City from 3 to 5 p.m. June 14. ... Read More

OWC News

David D. Levine

David Levine Will Judge the Fiction First Chapter Contest

David D. Levine, author of science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories, will judge the Fiction First Chapter category of ... Read More

David Oates to Be Final Judge on Short Story, Narrative Nonfiction Contest

David Oates, poet, nonfiction author, and teacher, will be the judge for the Short Story, Narrative Nonfiction, category of the ... Read More
Nancy Slavin

Nancy Slavin will judge the Short Stories, Fiction, contest

Nancy Slavin, teacher, poet, and prose writer will judge the Short Stories, Fiction, entries in the 2015 Oregon Writers Colony ... Read More