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

Class on writing about Portland cemeteries

Christine Colasurdo is teaching a class this fall entitled "Reading and Writing about Portland's Cemeteries at the Multnomah Arts Center in Portland. The class begins ... Read More

Christine Colasurdo’s new chapbook part of exhibit

Christine Colasurdo is one of 11 artists participating in the exhibit "Rain" during October at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Avenue, Hood ... Read More

Randall Platt’s novel sold to Skyhorse

Randall Platt announces that her novel, “The Arab of Warsaw,” the adventures of a teenage Jewish girl posing as a boy and living on the ... Read More

OWC News

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

OWC Authors' Books to Find A Place at the Table at Stumptown Lit

OWC members will have an opportunity to promote their books at the second annual Stumptown Lit, the festival for readers and ... Read More

Conversations with Writers: Nancy Feldman

Author Nancy Feldman will discuss her book, "Family Medical History: Unknown/Adopted" at 7 p.m. July 27 at the Hillsboro Library, 2850 Brookwood Parkway. ... Read More