Welcome to the
Sisters in Crime
Desert Sleuths Chapter!

An Organization for Writers, Readers, and Fans of Crime Fiction and Mystery 

Our Chapter is a proud member of Sisters in Crime, an international organization that promotes the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry, raising professionalism, serving as the voice for excellence and achieving diversity in crime writing.

The Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter is located in the Phoenix Metropolitan area and serves members throughout the State of Arizona. Our members include bestselling, award-winning authors as well as emerging writers, fans of mysteries and crime stories, and other genres. Whatever your level of experience, you are welcome to join us.

Monthly Meetings

The third Wednesday of each month Desert Sleuths convenes in the Wall Street Room at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria (4000 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251) in Old Town Scottsdale. Member-authors are welcome to bring their books to sell at meetings. No RSVPs needed. Attendees pay for their own meals.

Every month we meet to hone our skills, learn how to get published, promote our work, and network with other crime fiction writers. Our guest speakers include professionals in the writing and law enforcement industry, including: publishers, editors, and other authors.

6:00-6:30 pm Dinner, Networking
6:30p-7:00 pm Business Meeting
7:00-8:00 pm Speaker

Next Member Meeting: December 5, 2018
Holiday Party

Join the festivities and get to know more of your fellow members. Relax, have fun, and network in an informal, convivial gathering with food and festivities.

6p-8p
LVD Winery, 7134 E. Stetson Dr., suite 100, Scottsdale.
This is a new location: East of the Barrio Queen, and west of Classic Cakes.

We hate to say it, but there is limited parking on the street. Underground parking is available at the Southbridge underground garage. You can also get there via Old Town Trolley. /tinyurl.com/y7xatwcy

FYI: The new space is cozy, with indoor and outdoor seating. You may want to bring an extra wrap.