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!
The NorCal branches of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America present a special event
Saturday, October 11, 2014: noon – 2 pm
State of the Industry:
Panel discussion, moderated by Sheldon Siegel:
Members only (50 persons max)
Four Embarcadero Center
Vicki DeArmon — Copperfield’s Bookstores, www.copperfieldsbooks.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura Lent — Chief of Collections & Technical Services, S.F. Public Library Laura.Lent@sfpl.org
Laurie McLean — Literary Agent, Foreword Literary, forewordliterary.com, email@example.com
Alan Rinzler — Literary Editor, www.alanrinzler.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Liz Willner — Bay Area Sales Rep, Random House email@example.com
More info to follow
November 1, noon – 2 pm
Fall Sisters in Crime Authors Showcase
Books, Inc., Opera Plaza, 600 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco.
Here are the authors we have lined up to read so far:
Elin Barnes—Smokescreen, Martha Cooley—Ice Shear; Dana Fredsti—Plague World; Bette and JJ Lamb—Bone of Contention; Carole Price—Sour Grapes; Cindy Sample—Dying for a Dude; Terry Shames—Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek; Kelli Stanley—City of Ghosts; Chris Swinney—Collectors.
Potluck—Please bring finger food to share.
***Support our wonderful book store host by purchasing those books you’ve been wanting to read or give for holiday gifts***