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 2017! 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                    

   
 
 
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Greater St. Louis Sisters in Crime is overjoyed to be a part of a
new literary tradition in St. Louis
Bookfest returns to the Central West End on September 22 from 10:30 to 5:00. The place is McPherson at Eucclid. Visit the Sisters in Crime booth. THe public is invited to come out and see us and enjoy a great literary festival.
 
Academy award-winning actress Sally Field opens the festival with a keynote talk on Friday, September 21 at The Chase Park Plaza. She will discuss her new book, In Pieces, a deeply searing memoir about being a woman – a famous woman – in the last half of the 20th century.
 
Find out more at
http://bookfeststl.com/
 

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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
 
  
September 5, Wednesday 7:00 p.m. - Lie detector expert Lee Boyd tests John Frain 

Lee Boyd is a retired St. Louis County Police Officer who worked during the mob days as a Bomb and Arson Squad Detective. After retiring, he underwent extensive training all over the United States, and now works as a licensed certified polygraph examiner frequently called upon to perform polygraphs for the Missouri Department of Corrections, businesses, as well as private individuals and attorneys wanting to get to the truth of a matter. He has performed thousands of polygraphs.

September 17- Jesse Stone Detective author Reed Farrel Coleman speaks at County Library HQ - 7:00

September 18 -  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.)
September 18 - 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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Very Special Event!

September 22 - Saturday. Central West End Bookfest from 10:30 to 5:00. McPherson at Euclid by Left Bank Books.  Sisters and misters will be selling books and making friends.

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September 25 -  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.)
September 25 - 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.)

October 2 -  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.)
October 2 - 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.)

 

October 9 -  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.)
October 9 - 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.)
October 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.)
October 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.)

October 18- Political thriller author Lou Berney speaks at County Library HQ - 7:00

October 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.)
October 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.)

October 25- Art thriller author B. A. Shapiro speaks at County Library HQ - 7:00


October 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.)
October 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.)

 
 
 Upcoming very special events
Visit here often to find time and place
 
September 22 - Central West End Bookfest
September 29 - 9:00 a.m. Carondelet library Mystery Lovers Brunch featuring President              Fedora Amis and 7 other fine St. Louis mystery authors
October 5 - Murder mystery with potluck dinner at the home of Laine Boyd
November 28, 7:00 p.m. - Write In -  lower level meeting room at the Kirkwood Public Library, 140 East Jefferson, 63122. 
December 12, 6:00 p.m.- Holiday Potluck and book exchange at the home of President Amis