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We are 3400 members in 48 chapters world-wide, offering networking, advice and support to mystery authors. We are authors, readers, publishers, agents, booksellers and librarians bound by our affection for the mystery genre and our support of women who write mysteries. Sisters in Crime was founded by Sara Paretsky and a group of women at the 1986 Bouchercon in Baltimore.
Our mission statement is simply this:
"to promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry."
What do we offer our members?
Our weekly blog written by board members and other distinguished SinC members.
Our monthly "SinC Links"--a digest of interesting stories about the mystery business.
InSinC, our quarterly 16-page newsletter.
Annual membership directory published in June.
Reports from our annual publishers summit.
Books in Print, our annual online listing of books by our member authors.
An institutional presence at national and regional book events, mystery conferences and festivals with opportunities for individual author participation and/or distribution of promotional materials.
An on-going mystery review project monitoring media coverage of female and male authors.
And much, much more!
Please take a few minutes to explore the many facets of our website: www.sistersincrime.org
If you're new to Sisters in Crime and want to become part of our dynamic organization, you'll find a membership application at our website for downloading and printing.
Reach out to the camaraderie for which Sisters in Crime is famous; and keep reading, keep writing, keep recommending mysteries to everyone, everywhere.
President, Sisters in Crime
Who I'd like to meet:Readers, writers, editors, agents, publishers, booksellers, librarians -- everyone who loves mystery fiction... READERS GROUPS: Interested in learning about newly published mysteries? Then we want to list you in the Sisters In Crime Book Club data base. Please fill out the form at our website. Click here!..
- Status: Single
- Here for: Networking
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
HeroesReaders, writers, editors, agents, publishers, booksellers, librarians, book clubs.