"As a teacher, I am so grateful to The Astoria Writer's Guild for organizing a workshop with Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford. Students in Clatsop County will often travel to Portland to take advantage of opportunities like these, so it was a huge honor to have Mr. Stafford in our own backyard."
High School English Teacher
Affiliate Adjunct Instructor SOU
Strengthening the Astoria area through the power of the written word.
Hone your skills
Connect with the writing community
Explore, create, and connect in an inspiring setting
Bring the gift of writing to those who most need it
The Writer's Guild is a group of writers in Astoria committed to strengthening the larger community through the power of the written word. We hold workshops, retreats, and monthly gatherings in the Astoria, Oregon area. Additionally, we promote literacy in the schools and with at-risk populations through residency and workshop programming. We believe a literate community is a thriving community. Join us.