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

Queen of the Deep

Kay Kenyon releases new novel, Queen of the Deep

Kay Kenyon has released a new novel titled Queen of the Deep. The Palazzo is a magical ship, both a colossal ocean liner and a ... Read More

New Releases: "Dulci's Legacy"

Margaret Pinard announces the publication of her novel “Dulci’s Legacy” by Taste Life Twice Publishing. Dulci Oyselle is a 13-year-old girl living on Cape Breton ... Read More

Meet VoiceCatcher Authors at Rain or Shine Coffee House

VoiceCatcher: a journal of women’s voices & visions kicks off its 2015 reading series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 at Rain or Shine Coffee ... Read More

OWC News

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

Winning Nonfiction Entry from 2014 OWC Writing Contest

This is an excerpt from the winning nonfiction entry in the 2014 Oregon Writers Colony writing contest. The Hope He ... Read More