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The Charlotte, NC chapter of Sisters in Crime

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Posted by: Julie Hennrikus The award benefits an emerging LGBTQ+ writer in the crime fiction genre and five runners-up Eight additional finalists will receive a Sisters in Crime membership June 1, 2021 – Sisters in Crime (SinC) announced today that the winner of the inaugural Pride Award for emerging LGBTQIA+ writers is C.J. Prince (she/hers) of West Orange,Continue reading “SISTERS IN CRIME ANNOUNCES WINNER OF INAUGURAL PRIDE AWARD”

Executive Director Announcement for Sisters in Crime

It’s Official! Thursday, May 6, 2021 (from Sisters in Crime) The National Board is pleased to announce that Julie Hennrikus has been hired as the full-time Executive Director of Sisters in Crime. Contracted originally to manage the transition related to Beth Wasson’s retirement in April 2020, Julie has continued her exemplary work these past 12Continue reading “Executive Director Announcement for Sisters in Crime”

Upcoming Events

Events are a vital component of writing groups, whether virtual or in-person. Try something new! We’re offering a list of upcoming events here. CREATE at Art Box sessions start in May 2021 (hosted by Cathy Pickens) — summer camp for big kids! Included is a free copy of CREATE! Developing Your Creative Process. We talk aboutContinue reading “Upcoming Events”

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