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.
The Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Award: An annual grant of $1500 for an emerging writer of color.
This grant is intended to support the recipient in activities related to crime fiction writing and career development. Deadline for applications is July 1, 2016. The winner will be selected and announced by August 15, 2016. For complete details and instructions, follow this link to the national Sisters in Crime website.
Next chapter meeting Sunday, July 10:
Featured Speaker: Tyson Cornell “Marketing and Publicity”
Tyson Cornell is the founder of Rare Bird Books, publisher of forty books per year distributed through Publishers Group West, and Rare Bird Lit, a firm specializing in marketing, publicity, and design services for publishers, authors, and organizations. In 2013, he co-edited, with author March Weingarten (Thirsty, The Gang That Wouldn’t Write Straight), Yes Is The Answer: And Other Prog Rock Tales, featuring Rick Moody, Charles Bock, Beth Lisick, Peter Case, Margaret Wappler, and many others. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two kids.
Featured Reader: Daryl Wood Gerber
Agatha Award-winning and bestselling author DARYL WOOD GERBER ventures into the world of suspense with her new novel, GIRL ON THE RUN. Daryl also writes the Cookbook Nook Mysteries, and as AVERY AAMES, she pens the Cheese Shop Mysteries. Fun tidbit: as an actress, Daryl appeared in “Murder, She Wrote”. She has also jumped out of a perfectly good airplane and hitchhiked around Ireland by herself. She loves to read and has a frisky Goldendoodle named Sparky.
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.
CONGRATS to Our SinC/LA 2016 ANTHONY NOMINEES!
Authors and Titles in the For Your Consideration section
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CALIFORNIA CRIME WRITERS CONFERENCE June 10-11, 2017
GUESTS OF HONOR: WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER and HALLIE EPHRON
Details in the California Crime Writers Conference Section