Our mission is to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.
What do we offer our members?
- Our inSinC, the Sisters in Crime Quarterly
- Our monthly SinC Links — a digest of "news you can use" about the mystery business
- An interactive map to find our authors -- Find a SinC Author
- Sisters in Crime National Listserv
- Regional chapters, including The Guppies, a support and critique group for unpublished writers
- Discounts for Members - Writers' Police Academy currently.
- A link on our website link to titles by Sisters in Crime authors via WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections
- An institutional presence at national and regional book events, mystery conferences and festivals with opportunities for individual author participation and/or distribution of promotional materials
- An on-going mystery review project that monitors media coverage of female and male authors, the Monitoring Project.
- Reports from our annual publishers summit
- Networking, mentoring, and fun!
Please take a few minutes to explore the many facets of our website. If you're new to Sisters in Crime and want to become part of our dynamic organization, you'll find a link to the membership form in the header by the search box - Become a Member.
Although we prefer our members to join online, we do accept memberships sent in through the mail. If you would like to download, print out and fill-in a membership form you can do that too. Click here to download a PDF of our membership form and submit through the regular mail.