Welcome to the
Sisters in Crime
Desert Sleuths Chapter!

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

Our Desert Sleuths 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. Sisters in Crime helps women achieve equality in the industry by raising professionalism, serving as the voice for excellence, and achieving diversity in crime writing.

The Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter is located in the Phoenix Metropolitan area and serves members throughout the State of Arizona and beyond! Our members include bestselling, award-winning authors as well as emerging writers, fans of mysteries and crime stories, and other genres. We are an inclusive organization – whatever your gender, level of experience, or genre, you are welcome to join us.

Monthly Meetings

Every month we meet to hone our skills, learn how to get published, promote our work, and network with other crime fiction writers. Our guest speakers include professionals in the writing and law enforcement industries, including publishers, editors, and other authors.

6:30p-7:00 pm Business Meeting
7:00-8:00 pm Speaker
Meetings are held via Zoom. All members receive an email with the details, and we post it on the Desert Sleuths Members Only Facebook Group.

Next chapter meeting:  January 20, 2021

George Fong

Our January speaker, George Fong, is a retired FBI Special Agent who worked on criminal violations from White Collar to Foreign Counterintelligence, bank robberies, drug trafficking. He is currently the Director of Security for ESPN as well as author of two Jack Paris thrillers, Fragmented and The Coldness of Night.  See you on January 20th at our virtual meeting!

Be sure to join our members-only Facebook Group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/DesertSleuths
(Nonmembers please use the link to request a one-time guest pass.)
To purchase Special Agent Fong’s crime fiction books, visit your favorite site or look for your favorite bookstore with IndieBound.