Pride Award for Emerging LGBTQIA+ Crime Writers

The SinC board is pleased to announce past president Sherry Harris’ legacy project, the creation of the SinC Pride Award for Emerging LGBTQIA+ Crime Writers. The direct link from the national site is: The Pride Award is an annual grant of $2,000 for an emerging writer in the LGBTQIA+ community. According to Sherry, “EachContinue reading “Pride Award for Emerging LGBTQIA+ Crime Writers”

Sharpen your skills

From honing your craft and marketing to learning about crime and justice from professionals, Sisters in Crime offers resources for you! Also, LIVE webinars are hosted each month. Webinars last 60-90 minutes depending on the topic and your questions! There is also an archived section for past webinars to check out. Visit the calendar onContinue reading “Sharpen your skills”


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”

Call for Submissions 2021 Short Story Anthology

The Triangle Sisters in Crime chapter opened submissions for their 2021 anthology, Carolina Crimes: 20 Tales of Rock, Roll, and Ruin. EligibilityTo submit a manuscript, you must be a current member of Sisters in Crime (national) and a resident of either North or South Carolina.  Each author may submit one manuscript.  Deadline for submissions: June 1, 2021 (updated) Theme: ROCKContinue reading “Call for Submissions 2021 Short Story Anthology”

Inaugural Pride Grant

We’re so excited to announce the inaugural #SinC Pride Award, a $2,000 grant for emerging crime writers who identify as LGBTQIA+. Thank you to the fantastic judges Cheryl Head , Kristen Lepionka, and John Copenhaver And a special thank you to past-president Sherry Harris, who made the Pride Award her legacy project! To learn more, check out theContinue reading “Inaugural Pride Grant”