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: "Twelve Days of Christmas in Oregon"

Author Susan Blackaby and illustrator Carolyn Conahan have a merry picture book collaboration hot off the press. "The Twelve Days of Christmas in Oregon" pairs ... Read More

David D. Levine sells three novels to Tor

David D. Levine’s "Regency Interplanetary Airship Adventure" novel "Arabella of Mars" has sold to science fiction publisher Tor as part of a three-book deal. The ... Read More
Evan Morgan Williams

Evan Morgan Williams' story collection wins award

Evan Morgan Williams’ collection of stories, “Thorn” has been awarded the Chandra Prize at BkMk Press (University of Missouri-Kansas City) and is coming out as ... Read More

OWC News

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
Marilyn Catherine McDonald

New Releases: “Read. Reflect. Respond. Rest.”

Marilyn Catherine McDonald announces the release of her fifth novel, “Read.Reflect.Respond.Rest. 366 Daily Reflections on Random Selections from Scripture.” The ... Read More

Colonyhouse gets a new fridge!

        With many thanks to Bob Howard for taking care of this, and apologies to the folks ... Read More