The Greater St. Louis Chapter of Sisters in Crime is dedicated to helping every writer achieve the dream of publication. It is a place for men and women to find camaraderie and encouragement. Our main goal is to create an active, non-competitive atmosphere for writers, readers, and other lovers of the mystery genre.

Congratulations to our members and their books published in 2016!

  2016 Spur Nominee

                                        

                                       

 Upcoming Events
 
Mar. 28  - Tuesday - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Schneithorst's--SE corner of Clayton and Lindbergh.
Apr. 4  - Tuesday - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
Apr. 11 - Tuesday - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
Apr. 18  - Tuesday - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
 
*****Salute a Sisters in Crime Founder*****
Apr. 21 - Friday - at 7:00 p.m. Sarah Paretsky, founding sister of Sisters in Crime will speak about her new book Fallout at St. Louis County Library HQ. 7:00 p.m. If you'd like me to hold seats for you, email Fedora at Victorianwhodunit@att,net
"Bestselling suspense writer Sara Paretsky brings her legendary investigator V.I.Warshawski back in a puzzling case that will take V.I. out of her comfort zone and into deadly  new territory as she searches for a young film student and a former film star who are on the run in the heart of the Midwest. In her most far-reaching and disturbing case, every clue unveils another dead body and not even the seasoned V.I. is safe."
 
Apr. 25  - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
 
Apr. 27 - Thursday - Meet at Thornhill at 6:45 p.m. Bring a flash drive with up to ten pages of your Work in Progress. Gary Miller projects the ms on a screen, so we can read along while we hear the words. You're also welcome to observe and comment without bringing pages to read. All are welcome
 
May 2 - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
May 9 - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
May 16 - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
May 23 - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)

May  25 - Thursday -  Meet at Thornhill at 6:45 p.m.
 
May 30 - Weekly daytime critique group meeting.  Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)

 

*****Gateway Con*****

June 16-18, 2017

Don't miss our writers' workshop presentation
I LOVE A MYSTERY!

Greater St. Louis Sisters in Crime will have a table at the Readers' and Writers' Convention sponsored by St. Louis Writers' Guild at the Airport Renaissance Hotel on June 16-18. 2017. Our members may sell books at our table and may receive a price break upon registering. 

  

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 June 22 -Thursday -  Meet at Thornhill at 6:45 p.m.
 
About Meetings 

Library meetings are free and open to the public.   Meetings are in the small meeting room at Thornhill Branch of the St. Louis County Library. 12863 Willowyck (off Fee Fee Road in Creve Coeur.)