Whether you’re a writer or enthusiast, you are welcome at Central Oregon Writers Guild (COWG).

You have come to the right place to enroll or enter:


      Please direct questions about COWG's 2018 writing contest to: centraloregonwritersguild@gmail.com


The goal of Central Oregon Writers Guild is to provide and encourage a creative environment and support system for aspiring and acclaimed writers of all ages in all genres. Since its beginning in 2002, COWG has provided meeting places for the exchange of ideas and information and has initiated programs designed to enhance writers’ skills related to the craft of writing and to better understand the business of being an author, including publishing and marketing.

Your COWG member BENEFITS include:

  • Monthly meetings with great speakers!
  • Discounts on workshops presented by high caliber writing professionals. 
  • Opportunities to network with fellow writers.
  • Posting of your website url.
  • Posting of your books and news.
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • Discounts on submissions to our annual Harvest Writing Contest.
  • Opportunities to read your work at local bookstores.
  • Opportunities to display and sell your books at COWG monthly meetings and events.


New - $35, Renew - $25 (through May 1), Full Time Student - $15, Youth (17 and under) - $15.

WORKSHOP FEES: (4-hr workshop - Class limit 30 students)

Member - $25, Nonmember - $35, Student and Youth - $15


Please direct questions to: centraloregonwritersguild@gmail.com

Ends on December 31, 2018$15.00 - 35.00
$15.00 - 35.00
2018 Membership in Central Oregon Writers Guild is effective December 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018.

RENEW BY MAY 1, 2018
2017 COWG members may renew through MAY 1, 2018 for $25. As of May 1, 2018, your 2017 membership expires and registration will be at the New Member rate of $35.00. Student and Youth rates remain at $15.00.