Colonyhouse Upstairs

Oregon Writers Colony and Colonyhouse: A Haven for Writers

Comfy chairs at Colonyhouse invite writing, reading, or conversation. 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 ... Read More

Member News

New Releases: “Coyote Willows”

Coyote Willows is a modern day environmental thriller filled with murder, mercenaries and mysticism wrapped in the virulent legacy of the western hemisphere’s most deadly ... Read More

New Releases: "Great Day in the Morning"

Deb Mohr will read from her new book “Great Day in the Morning” at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 31 at Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St., ... Read More

"Nailed" publishes excerpt from Brian Reid’s second novel

An excerpt from Brian Reid’s forthcoming second novel, “Madonna and Buddy Holly Get Married,” has been published by Nailed as “Hank and the Midnighters.” “This ... Read More

OWC News

Rachelle Ramirez

Rachelle Ramirez Becomes Executive Director of OWC

The Board of Directors of Oregon Writers Colony has chosen Rachelle Ramirez as the new executive director of OWC. Rachelle ... Read More

Day Passes Available for 2015 Annual Conference

OWC has opened some spaces for people to attend the Annual Conference at the Sylvia Beach Hotel, including workshops and some meals. ... Read More

Executive Director Applications Closed

Applications for Executive Director are closed. Thanks to all who applied. Read More