Sisters in Crime is an international organization of writers, readers, booksellers, librarians, agents, editors, reviewers and teachers interested in promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry. The organization was founded in 1986 by Sara Paretsky with other women mystery writers and enthusiasts and now has over 45 local chapters around the world. Welcome to the Northern California chapter, and find out how to join us!
NOTE: Sisters in Crime National sponsors an annual research/scholarship award for emerging women writers of color. Visit this page for information.
There is no Norcal meeting in July. Details of the august meeting will be posted soon.
Please note that Sisters in Crime Norcal and Capitol Crimes will have a booth at the second Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley, Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5. If you wish to do a signing at the booth, please contact Heidi Noroozy at heidinoroozy(at)gmail.com. For more information about the festival, see Baybookfest.org.
Saturday, June 11, 2016:
Sisters in Crime-NorCal Spring Showcase & Potluck
Copperfield’s Books, 850 4th Street, San Rafael
Metered parking and nearby parking lots.
Hot off the Press: Please join us for a lively event featuring members with new books published since last winter.
Cheryl Arguile, writing as Emily Brightwell · Mariella Krause, writing as Marla Cooper
Rita Lakin · J.J. Lamb & Bette Golden Lamb · Bourne Morris
Sharon Owen, writing as Sharon St. George · Marcia · Priscilla Royal · Susan Shea
PLEASE NOTE: This is the *second* Saturday of the month as our chapter will be participating in the Bay Area Book Festival the preceding weekend, joined by Capitol Crimes, Sisters in Crime’s Sacramento branch.
From HWY 101 South: Take the exit toward Central San Rafael. Merge onto Irwin St. Turn left onto 4th St. The store will be on the right near Cijos Street.
From HWY 101 North: Head southeast on US-101. Take the exit toward Central San Rafael. Merge onto Hetherton St. Turn right onto 4th St. Store will be on the right, near Cijos St.
August Event to be announced shortly.