The Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter

An Organization for Writers, Readers, and Fans of Crime Fiction and Mystery 

Welcome to Desert Sleuths, the Phoenix Chapter of Sisters in Crime. We promote the ongoing advancement, recognition, and professional development of women crime writers.

There are thousands of Sisters in Crime members, both female and male, in nearly 50 chapters across the country.

Upcoming Event: Donald Maass Workshop–Writing the Breakout Novel

Saturday, May 14, 2016
CLICK HERE for more details and to register. Seating is extremely limited.


PresidentIsabella Maldonado
Vice-President – Merle McCann
TreasurerMartina Cartwright
SecretaryTara Majuta

Membership – Member-at-Large – Susan Budavari
Special Events – Member-at-Large – Karen Randau
Member-at-Large – Timothy Moore
Speaker Coordinator – Member-at-Large – Roni K. Olson
Member-at-Large – Deborah J Ledford

Immediate Past President – Laurie Fagen