Spring 2019 Meetings

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019


Our own Dawn Barclay will discuss her steps to success, including:

*Creating A Web & Social Media Presence
*Guest Blogging & Podcast Appearances
*Hosting A Launch Party
* and more strategies that can get you the sales you want.

Plus, you’ll take home an 8-page handout filled with useful tips.

Join us Wednesday, March 20th at
The Jefferson Market Library
10th Street and Sixth Avenue
Meet and greet: 6:00 pm
Program: 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Optional dinner follows



Saturday, April 13th, 2019

Hallie Ephron one day Writing Workshop covering

– A Crime-Fiction Writer’s Toolbox
– Structuring scenes; structuring the novel
– Building memorable characters
– Writing suspense, action, and reflection
– Writing dialogue
– Harnessing viewpoint

$25 for members
9 am – 3 pm with a break for lunch

To reserve send a check to C. Maiorisi, 215 West 90th Street, NY, NY 10024. Details will be emailed.

NOTE: This replaces our regular April monthly meeting


Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Beth (Jaden) Terrell, SinC national speaker

As Jaden Terrell, Beth Terrell is the internationally published author of the Nashville-based Jared McKean mysteries. She’s a contributor to the Killer Nashville Noir: Coldblooded anthology, the collaborative anthology Eight Mystery Writers You Should be Reading Now, and to Now Write! Mysteries, a collection of writing exercises published by Tarcher/Penguin for writers of crime fiction. Her first book, Racing the Devil, was shortlisted for a Shamus award. Her workbook for beginning crime writers, Question Me a Novel, was published in December.


Join us at The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street
Meet and greet: 6:00 pm
Program: 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Optional dinner follows

NOTE: We are meeting at The Mysterious Bookshop, not The Jefferson Market Library

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Annual year-end party at Cowgirls restaurant

Details will follow



October 18th, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30 Anthology Launch Party at The Mysterious Bookshop

The October meeting of Sisters in Crime will not be held at the Jefferson Market Library. Instead, members and friends will gather at The Mysterious Bookshop, 58 Warren Street, NYC, to celebrate the publication of Where Crime Never Sleeps, the fourth Murder New York Style anthology. Join us for short readings from the stories, conversation,  beverages and snacks. Books will be available for purchase.

Edited by Elizabeth Zelvin, Where Crime Never Sleeps contains stories by: Fran Bannigan Cox, Lindsay A. Curcio, Joseph R.G. DeMarco, Ronnie Sue Ebenstein, Rhonda Gold, Catherine Maiorisi, Nina Mansfield, Mary Moreno, Anita Page, Ellen Quint, Roslyn Siegel, Kathleen Snow, Triss Stein, Cathi Stoler, Mimi Weisbond, Stephanie Wilson-Flaherty, Elizabeth Zelvin




LIBRARY READING – Thursday, October 26 5:30 PM The New York Public Library, 67th Street Branch, 328 East 67th Street,     New York, NY 

Join mystery authors Rona Bell, Lindsay A Curcio, Kathleen Snow, Triss Stein, and Elizabeth Zelvin for a discussion and readings from Where Crime Never Sleeps: Murder New York Style
4, the anthology of stories by seventeen members of the New York chapter of Sisters in Crime.



November 15th, 2017 – SJ Rozan

Taking the Mystery out of Your Mystery. A presentation by SJ Rozan.

Holiday Party & Dinner on Monday, Dec. 4th

canstock4615562Get the holidays started! Join your Sisters in Crime sibs for our annual Holiday Party & Dinner at Salam Restaurant, 104 W. 13th Street, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. $45 per person includes appetizers, choice of entrée (fish, meat, vegetarian or vegan), coffee or tea, soft drinks, wine and mixed drinks. The chapter is picking up the tax and gratuity.

Please RSVP by Friday, December 1st to Stephanie Wilson-Flaherty at Send your advance check for dinner, made out to the NY-Tri State Chapter of Sisters in Crime to:

Stephanie Wilson-Flaherty
537 84th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11209


Nov. 16th, Meet literary legal eagle, F. Robert Stein, & learn how to protect your work

19076Whether you’re signing with an agent, a publisher, or going the self-publishing route, Bob Stein’s legal expertise will help you decode the facts about contracts, copyright, and liability, as well as if and when you need a lawyer.

Bob spent 13 years early in his career thinking he was protecting the largest book publishers from voracious agents and from shiftless and irresponsible writers. Then he changed sides and has since spent 30 years trying to atone for his mistakes, protecting poor benighted writers from arrogant and uncaring conglomerate publishers.

Join us on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at the
New York Public Library, Jefferson Market Branch, 6th Avenue and 10th Street.
Meet and greet: 6:00 p.m. Program: 6:30—7:45 p.m.

Optional dinner follows.

Dramatic Question Theater Benefit Reading with Sisters in Crime

Please join Sisters in Crime in supporting the non-profit Dramatic Question Theatre at our upcoming reading
on Tuesday, October 27th.

Tickets are limited. So, purchase yours now at:

DQT Benefit Reading: Sisters in Crime

Join the Dramatic Question Theatre (DQT) for a special event and reading featuring members of Sisters In Crime, an organization dedicated to the professional development of women crime writers.
The DQT is raising money to produce two new plays:
o THE SHOO-IN by Michael Mejias.
Readers from Sisters in Crime will include:
Triss Stein
Lori Robbins
Cathi Stoler

Where: People’s United Bank, 250 Park Ave, NYC
When: 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, October 27th (Social hour begins at 6:00, followed by readings.)
How much: Tickets are $20 (tax-deductible).
Seating is limited to 40 tickets, so get yours before the event sells out!

The official website of the Dramatic Question Theatre.