About Us

Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths, located in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, has almost 100 members from Arizona and beyond. We are a chapter of Sisters in Crime, Inc., an international organization dedicated to women crime writers. We offer a friendly, supportive network for writers of any genre at every stage of their careers.

Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths welcomes people from all backgrounds, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity. gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, citizenship, medical condition, genetic information, or any other irrelevant characteristic.



Members at Large

Non-voting Members


Email: desertsleuths@gmail.com

Mailing Address:
SinC Desert Sleuths Chapter
1821 S. Carriage Lane
Chandler, AZ 85286

Monthly Meetings

Third Wednesday of each month
Excluding September (WriteNow! Conference) and December (Holiday Party)
January 2023 only: 6:30 – 8 p.m.
**Online via Zoom

Guests are allowed to attend two meetings to try us out before becoming members. 

**Please note: Beginning in February 2023, we will meet in person as well as on Zoom (hybrid meetings) and at a new time: 6 -8:30 p.m. Meeting location and registration link are posted each month on the Home Page

Social Media

Facebook (public): @DesertSleuths
Facebook (private): Desert Sleuths Members Only Group
Twitter: @DesertSleuths
Instagram: @DesertSleuths
YouTube: Desert Sleuths
Pinterest: @DesertSleuths


Bylaws for Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter, Inc.