SISTERS IN CRIME MISSION: We promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers for equality in the industry.

If you love mystery fiction as much as we do, join us. Readers and writers make up our Orange County, California, chapter.  We usually meet on the fourth Sunday of every month to learn about, and discuss, all things crime fiction. 

Next Meeting:

Who: Daryl Wood Gerber

What: Persistence Pays!

When: March 26th 2023

Where: Book Carnival

             348 S Tustin St, Orange CA 92866

Time: 3pm

Love cozies, suspense novels, and short stories? Join the OC Chapter of Sisters in Crime at Book Carnival in Orange for an afternoon of fun, snacks, networking, and giveaways featuring Agatha award-winning author Daryl Wood Gerber. OC Sisters in Crime is an inclusive organization for all who love crime fiction and mystery, all genres, all stages of writing, all ages and all readers! Our meetings are open to members and non-members. Donations are appreciated!

Our Sunday meetings are always free to the public, but donations are always welcome. Any amount helps.

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We welcome sisters and misters with an interest in the mystery genre, including authors pursuing a career in crime and mystery writing, booksellers, publishers, librarians, editors, agents, and fans.

Membership Dues and Forms 

You must join the National organization to be eligible for membership in the Orange County chapter. To join national Sisters in Crime, please visit the national Sisters in Crime Website:

Orange County dues are $25 per year.

To join Sisters in Crime Orange County, please print send the completed Orange County Sisters in Crime form on our membership page and a check for $25 payable to Sisters in Crime, O.C. or join online by filling out the following form and pay using PayPal.

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