Welcome to the
Sisters in Crime
Desert Sleuths Chapter!
An Organization for Writers, Readers, and Fans of Crime Fiction and Mystery
Our Chapter is a proud member of Sisters in Crime, an international organization that promotes the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry, raising professionalism, serving as the voice for excellence and achieving diversity in crime writing.
Our Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter is located in the Phoenix Metropolitan area and serves members throughout the State of Arizona. Our members include best-selling authors as well as emerging writers, and fans of mysteries and crime stories, and other genres. Whatever your level of experience, you are welcome to join us.
The third Wednesday of each month Desert Sleuths convenes in the Wall Street Room at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria (4000 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251) in Old Town Scottsdale. Member-authors are welcome to bring their books to sell at meetings. No RSVPs needed. Attendees pay for their own meals.
Every month we meet to hone our skills, learn how to get published, promote our work, and network with other crime fiction writers. Our speakers include law enforcement officers, publishers, editors, and other authors.
6p-6:30p Dinner, Networking
6:30p-7p Business Meeting
Next Meeting: April 20, 2016 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Speaker: Carolyn Lane, Constable, Maricopa County
Carolyn Lane is one of 25 Constables who serve civil and criminal process for the justice courts and other government agencies. She is also one of only two female Constables in Maricopa County.
Constables are elected peace officers who perform executive duties for the justice courts. The primary duties of a Constable are to attend the justice courts within their precinct and to enforce civil/criminal court orders arising out of justice court actions.
We would love to have you join us!