The Greater St. Louis Chapter of Sisters in Crime is dedicated to helping every writer achieve the dream of publication. It is a place for men and women to find camaraderie and encouragement. Our main goal is to create an active, non-competitive atmosphere for writers, readers, and other lovers of the mystery genre.

             Congratulations to our members and their books published in 2019!

                                                                             

 
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Next Monthy meeting

Happy Spring, Sisters and Misters!

Thursday, April 25, 7:00 p.m.: Gary Miller, writing prompt guru, will give us writing prompts, and we'll be able to share what we’re writing—or reading—lately.  Grand Glaize branch of the St. Louis County Library, in meeting room 2.  1010 Meramec Station Road, Manchester, MO 63021. 314-994-3300 (Off Big Bend just east of 141))

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Firat Row: Peter Green, Eleanor Sullivan, Fedora Amis
Sarahlynn Lester, Lea Braff, Elaine Abramson
Second Row: Laura Schmidt, Gary Miller, Gloria Bratkowski, Laine Boyd, John Frain
Taking the picture - Warren Martin

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Saturday - April 13 -  7:00 p.m. Suspense writer Lisa Scottoline appears at   St. Louis County library HQ.
 
April 16 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
April 16   - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
April 23 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
April 23  - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
 
April 27 -  Saturday - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fedora Amis and other women of Words will be signing at 6 North Cafe. (See facebook https://www.facebook.com/SistersinCrimeStLouis/)
 
April 30 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
April 30   - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
 
May 7 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
May 7 - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
May 14 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
May 14 - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
 
May 14 - Tuesday 7:00 p.m. St. Louis County Library Headquarters, Popular suspense writers Hilary Davidson and Laura Benedict. 
May 16 Thursday 7:00 p.m. St. Louis County Library Headquarters, Thriller writer Chris Pavone.
 
May 21 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
May 21 - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
 
May 23 - Thursday - 7-9 p. m.This month's regular meeting will be a party! Baby Book Birthday Party. Fedora Amis’s Have Your Ticket Punched by Frank James is 1 day old! (Or, depending upon your perspective, one-hundred-twenty-one-and-one-half.) Grand Glaize branch of the St. Louis County Library, in meeting room 2.  1010 Meramec Station Road, Manchester, MO 63021. 314-994-3300 (Off Big Bend just east of 141))

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May 28 -  Tuesday - Weekly daytime Bly critique group meeting.   12:30 p.m. at at Oak Bend County LIbrary 842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122 (Off Big Bend, just east of 44.)
May 28 - Tuesday - 
Weekly daytime Green critique group meeting 12:30-2:30 at the Sachs branch of St. Louis County Library 16400 Burkhardt Pl.,Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Off Chesterfield Parkway west, south of 64-40.)
 
 
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 Unless otherwise noted below, monthly meetings will take place from 7-9 pm on the fourth Thursday of the each month at the Grand Glaize branch of the St. Louis County Library, in meeting room 2.  1010 Meramec Station Road, Manchester, MO 63021. 314-994-3300 (Off Big Bend just east of 141)
 

April 27 - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fedora Amis and other women of Words will be signing at 6 North Cafe. (See facebook https://www.facebook.com/SistersinCrimeStLouis/)

4-16 Gateway Con at the St. Louis Airport Renaissance Hotel.  Sinc will be selling books and making friends for mystery.

June 27: Writing Prompts by Gary
July 25: Ice cream social

August: no meeting

Bookfest - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  at Euclid and Maryland.  Sisters and misters make friends for mystery and sell our own at the third annual bookfest sponsored by Left Bank Books and the Central West End Association.

September 28: Poisons with chemist Kristen VonGruben (send me your questions and requests!) 
October 24: How to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner Party
November 21: NaNoWriMo Write-in (3rd Thursday)
*December 11: From 6-9 p.m. Holiday Party (*Note that this is the 2nd WEDNESDAY)