What we're about

Do you love mystery and crime fiction? Are you a mystery writer or want to be? Do you want to hang out with some authors?

Sisters in Crime is an international organization of writers, readers, booksellers, librarians, agents, editors, reviewers, and teachers. The organization was founded in 1986 by Sara Paretsky with other women mystery writers and enthusiasts the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry.

Today, as a voice for excellence and diversity in crime writing, writers of all genders are welcome, as well as fans of the genre. Our meetings cover a mix of professional development, craft, author showcases and social gatherings.

The Northern California chapter meetings are free to non-members.

Past events (39)

Fall Author Showcase

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Creating Your Best Book Panel

Online event

Feminism and the Mystery

Online event

Get Your Murder Scene Right

Online event

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