Northeast Ohio Sisters in Crime is a chapter of Sisters in Crime, an organization of over 3500 members with chapters all over the country.
Founded in 1986 by bestselling crime writer Sara Paretsky, the national organization is dedicated to supporting mystery readers and writers, particularly women in the genre. All are welcome into the membership. Members of NEOSinC must first be members of National to join.
See National’s website for a schedule of dues. Chapter dues are $20/year. Dues may be prorated for those joining later in a calendar year.
Both National and the chapter provide a host of benefits to emerging mystery writers, including networking, continuing education, and exposure opportunities. Readers benefit from announcements of new titles and mystery news sent directly to your inbox, as well as early alerts of upcoming author programs in the area. Both National and the chapter have active email listservs.
Irma Baker, President
Jane Ann Turzillo, Vice-President
Kim Hammond, Treasurer
Paula Corrao, Newsletter Editor
Donna Feldman, Program Chair
Shelley Costa, Member-at-Large
Lisa Kaplan, Member-at-Large
Cari Dubiel, Webmaster / National Library Liaison / Venue Liaison
Amanda Flower, Listserv and Social Media Manager