Oh, the Horror!! - the February issue of our Crime Scene newsletter is the last you will receive... unless you've renewed for 2014!

Attention Bloody Words attendees!!

When you come by our booth and join our Sisters in Crime chapter you will get a Special Convention Discount: your membership fee will cover the rest of 2014 AND all of 2015 membership! That's 19 months of SinC for only $50! You can pay by credit card, cheque or cash.


The Toronto Chapter of Sisters in Crime is now taking submissions for our second anthology, The Whole She-Bang 2!! Deadline: May 11th

Our Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The State of Canadian Crime Writing: Four Presidents of the Crime Writers of Canada (CWC) will be discussing the history of CWC, the current climate for Canadian mystery fiction, and how their involvement with the organization has impacted their career. Panelists will be Cathy Astolfo, Rick Blechta, James Dubro, and Vicki Delany. Our moderator will be our anthology editor and fellow bookphile Janet Costello.

You can renew your membership at the meeting, or take this opportunity to renew your membership online!

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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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Several of our fellow Sisters (and a Brother) have entered their works in the prestigious 2014 Arthur Ellis Awards! The announcement of the short list of nominees will be on Thursday, April 24th at the Bay/Bloor Indigo.

The Whole She-Bang, our Chapter's very own anthology is available in ebook and print format.

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

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