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 ... Read More

Member News

Peggy Bird wins National Readers Choice Award

Peggy Bird reports that her book “Together Again” received a National Readers Choice Award for 2013 at the annual Romance Writers of America meeting. “Together ... Read More

Critique group seeks new member

Small critique group is looking for one more member who is committed to moving steadily forward with a novel. We meet every week, during the ... Read More

New Releases: "A Question of Mortality"

Susan Clayton-Goldner announces the publication of her latest book, a collection of poems released by Wellstone Press. “A Question of Mortality takes us, step by ... Read More

OWC News

Thanks to Fresh, Sweet Perfection!

Thanks to Fresh, 9120 5th St. in Bay City, and to Sweet Perfection, 1911 2nd St. in Tillamook, for donating ... Read More
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Spring Writer in the House: Semi-Summit on Small Presses

Oregon Writers Colony will host two writers and small press publishing mentors, Matt Love of Nestucca Spit Press and Laura ... Read More
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Miller Foundation awards OWC $5,000 grant

A hearty thank you goes out to the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, which has awarded Oregon Writers ... Read More