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: “Nine Deadly Lives: An Anthology of Feline Fiction”

Just in time for Halloween: “Nine Deadly Lives: An Anthology of Feline Fiction,” including Oregon Writer’s Colony member Mollie Hunt’s Crazy Cat Lady short story, ... Read More

T. L. Cooper New Book Released

T. L. Cooper released her fifth book of poetry, Vulnerability in Silhouette: Poems, in September. Available in both trade paperback and ebook. Book Description: Vulnerability’s ... Read More

Cindy Brown Book Launch Party

    Book Launch Party! Join OWC Member Cindy Brown, Annie Blooms Books, and local actors Cyndi McGean, Bruce Miles, Brian Tennison and Jennifer Zubernick ... Read More

OWC News

2015 Writing Contest Winners Announced

The results of the OWC 2015 Writing Contest are in! (click here) Please come hear the first and second place ... Read More

Exhibitors' Tables Available for Stumptown Lit

We want small presses, booksellers, writers’ organizations, editors, book designers, cover artists, indexers, website designers, and other literary or arts ... Read More

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