MEMBERS! February's issue of Crime Scene will be the last you receive ... unless you renew your membership! We have a very exciting program (and field trip!) lined up for 2016. Members get in free or at discounted prices. Take this moment to renew online!

SinC anthology Whole She-Bang 2Ranging from cozy to noir, this anthology contains 24 mystery stories by 21 Sisters in Crime authors. Click here to see where you can buy a print or ebook copy of our latest anthology!

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>>>Our Upcoming Events<<<

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Funeral director, classic car nut, wildlife enthusiast, and mystery author, the dynamic and hilarious A.B. Funkhauser (Heuer Lost and Found; just released Scooter Nation) will regale us with the real behind-the-scenes of her work and how this feeds into the inspiration for her writing. Said one reviewer of her book, “I was expecting a gonzo ride on par with Carl Hiaasen…what I got was something just as crazy, but with an emotional wallop.”

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - Annual Field Trip!

We've announced our annual field trip! Space is limited. Please click here to find out details and to reserve your spot!

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We meet on the THIRD THURSDAY every month. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. in Room 200 at the Toronto Public Library, Northern District Branch, 40 Orchard View Blvd (just a block north of Eglinton subway station on Yonge, or half a block west of Yonge). Take the elevator in the lobby to the second floor. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please note: a $5 fee is charged for non-members.

Join Us!

Interested in supper before the meeting? Starting around 5:30 p.m. (and a few will likely arrive earlier) some of us will get together for dinner at the HO SU Bistro, 2352 Yonge St. It’s just around the corner from the library. The food is Japanese and Korean and the prices are very reasonable.

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For mystery-related events visit the Rap Sheet on our Upcoming Events page. See also the Criminal Activities column in our Crime Scene newsletter.

From the Mothership:
Sisters in Crime is once again a major sponsor of the Writers' Police Academy (August 11-14, 2016), now in its 8th year. First time SinC attendees are eligible for a $150 registration discount. Folks who register during the first 24 hours (registration opens Sunday, Feb. 21 at 12:00noon EST) are eligible for some fantastic bonus opportunities.

No Entry Fee Writing Contests

For some of these, the deadline has passed but there are a few with late February and early March deadlines! Details here.

Upcoming Mystery Cons

The Edgars Symposium and Banquet will be held on April 28, 2016 in New York
- link to nominees

Two groups of writers with Toronto Sisters in Crime have both released anthologies: 13 O'Clock by the Mesdames of Mayhem; and Nefarious North.

Blog: Mesdames of Mayhem

Blog: The 49th Shelf

Blog: At the Scene of the Crime

Blog: Canadian Bookworm

Blog: Crime Always Pays - writing from a European perspective

Blog: Detectives Beyond Borders - international crime fiction

Interested in starting your own mystery readers' discussion group? Go here for more information.