Watch a replay of the 2020 Literary Masquerade here:

To support efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak,
The Writer's Guild of Astoria
is providing our
Meetings and Workshops online
for the foreseeable future.

"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."

Heather Douglas
High School English Teacher

Affiliate Adjunct Instructor SOU

Astoria, Oregon


Strengthening the Astoria area through the power of the written word.


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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.

Marianne Monson talks about the Writer's Guild of Astoria with "Talk of Our Towns" (05/09/2019)



We would love to hear from you

Tel: 503-709-5740

PO Box 1155

Astoria, Oregon 97103

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