About Us

Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths has over 100 active members located in the Phoenix Metropolitan area and beyond. We are a chapter of Sisters in Crime, 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 relevant characteristic.



President – Kasandra Singh
Vice President – Claire A Murray
Secretary – Kim Rivery
Treasurer – Margaret Burnison

Members at Large

Denise Todd
Linda L Richards
Donis Casey
Jennifer Dornbush


Roni Olson


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)
**Online via Zoom

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

**Please note that at least in early 2022, we will not be meeting in person.

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.