Here’s where you can see our members in person this coming month (and subsequent months), or where you can find them – or their content – in media outlets! It is updated throughout the month with last minute additions and changes, so keep checking back!


Anne Louise Bannon will be talking about how to write a novel at the Pasadena Central Library (285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena) on October 3 at 7 p.m.


Members Ellen Byron and Mary Marks will both participate in the Kensington Cozy Club Convention: Western USA Region – Day 1, with Day 2 happening in San Diego. Here’s the full details on the local Saturday portion taking place in Redondo Beach,

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2019, 12:00-4:00PM

Bookseller: Mysterious Galaxy / Creating Conversations

Venue: Redondo Beach Library

303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Cost to Attend: FREE


Christin Blum

Laura Bradford

Christin Brecher

Lynn Cahoon

Maria DiRico (Ellen Byron)

Peggy Ehrhart

C.M. Gleason / Colleen Gleason

Debra H. Goldstein

J.D. Griffo

Lee Hollis

Cheryl Hollon

Linda Johnson

Kathleen Krevat

Victoria Laurie

Laura Levine

Mary Marks

Sarah Osborne

Misty Simon


Join Autumn Doerr on Saturday October 26th at 6p.m. for a reading and book signing at Tea-Tasting, 40 Downtown Mall, Lodi 95240. Autumn will read from her new release, FREE FOR ALL, book two of the Lexi Fagan Mystery Series, as well as from BAKER’S DOZEN (book one).


Mister in Crime August Norman, and his debut thriller, COME AND GET ME: A Caitlin Bergman Novel, will be at Magna Cum Murder in Indianapolis, October 25-27, and Bouchercon in Dallas, October 31-November 3, including the Sisters in Crime breakfast on Friday, November 1st.


SinC/LA members Laurie Stevens and Laura Brennan will be on a different kind of panel on Saturday, October 19, 3:15-4:15 pm at Canoga Park Library, 20939 Sherman Way Canoga Park 91303. Billed as A Halloween Escape Room and Spooky Tales, the event will focus on mysterious local happenings, incorporating true and spooky tales into an escape room game designed by Laura Brennan.

For ages 12 and over. You won’t be locked in, but you’ll have fun solving a mystery! Mark your calendar for this debut interactive event.


Jeri Westerson will be at the following locations: Wednesday, October 16, 3 to 4 pm — Halloween Spooktacular. Only on Facebook. Lots of authors all day. Check it out here: …THEN on Saturday, October 19, 5 pm to 9 pm, Jeri will be releasing TWO books — THE DARKEST GATEWAY & THE DAEMON DEVICE at her book launch and Sleepy Hollow Event at the Etiwanda Historical Society’s Chaffey-Garcia House 7150 Etiwanda Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739. Jeri’s event is free. Tours of the re-enactment of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow will require tickets. … Thursday and Friday, October 24 and 25, Noon to 5 pm — California Library Association Conference. She’ll be at the Historical Novel Society Booth #525, Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA.…Saturday, October 26, 3 pm — Facebook Virtual Launch of THE DARKEST GATEWAY and THE DAEMON DEVICE. Only on Facebook! Spend an hour with Jeri chatting, with video readings, plenty of laughs, and giveaways. Go to to sign up!




On November 14th, The Partnership Scholars Program is hosting a literary event for teens featuring Pamela Samuels Young and her young adult mysteries about child sex trafficking (#Anybody’s Daughter) and teen sexting (#Abuse of Discretion).




ON THE RUN: Australian Crime Writers in America
A panel with
Sulari Gentill * Robert Gott* Jock Serong * Emma Viskic
Moderator: Pasadena author and Sisters in Crime member Désirée Zamorano
Saturday, November 9, 5:00 PM
Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse – 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, CA




Craig Faustus Buck‘s Macavity-nominated short story “Race to Judgment” is now available as a podcast from ELLERY QUEEN. You can also read an interview with Craig Faustus Buck regarding a Twitter short story he wrote called “Hat Box” at MATTHEW TOFFOLO’S SUMMARY.
Member Dianne DeMille appeared recently on CU TV News Radio  to discuss the book she co-authored, PATH OF THE DEVIL: CAMINO DEL DIABLO.