Welcome to Sisters in Crime Los Angeles

Sisters in Crime Los Angeles is a chapter of the international organization Sisters in Crime. We are authors, readers, publishers, agents, booksellers and librarians bound by our passion for the mystery genre and our support of women who write mysteries. We welcome mystery lovers from anywhere, who share an interest in the Los Angeles mystery community.


 Stir up your creative juices!  There’s still time to submit your short story for consideration in our 2017 SinC/LA anthology:

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE MAY 15

Theme and submission requirements in the ANTHOLOGIES section.


Next chapter meeting Sunday, May 15:

Justin Hargett Featured Speaker: Justin Hargett

Director and founder of Kickflip Publicity, Justin has worked with a wide variety of authors, publishers, and brands to develop media and publicity campaigns. Current clients include And Other Stories, Prospect Park Books and worn&wound. His writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Impose Magazine, and Punk News. With extensive experience in both fiction and nonfiction book publishing (including stints at Soho Press, Picador, Nation Books, and Penguin Random House,) Justin has established skills and contacts required for successful media campaigns, with an emphasis in literary fiction, mysteries, and translation.


Featured Reader: Tammy Kaehler tammy-kaehler-200

Before trying her hand at fiction, Tammy established a career writing marketing materials, feature articles, executive speeches, and technical documentation. A fateful stint in corporate hospitality introduced her to the racing world, which inspired the first Kate Reilly racing mystery. Tammy works as a technical writer in the Los Angeles area, where she lives with her husband and many cars. Tammy will be reading from her latest Kate Reilly release, Red Flags.

 Unless otherwise noted, our monthly meetings are held in the South Pasadena Library Community Room, 2-4 pm, 1115 El Centro St., South Pasadena, CA 91030 *These activities are not sponsored by the City of South Pasadena or the South Pasadena Public Library. ADMISSION IS FREE.

→ NEW WORKSHOP MAY 21 ←

“READING OUT LOUD IN FRONT OF A CROWD”

A hands-on workshop for new authors and established pros who want to enhance their public reading skills. Details in the Workshops section


CALIFORNIA CRIME WRITERS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES 2017 DATES AND GUESTS OF HONOR

Details in the California Crime Writers Conference Section


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