About QCS

Welcome! Queen City Suspects is the Charlotte chapter of the international mystery writing organization, Sisters in Crime. To join our chapter, please visit this page, Join Queen City Suspects.

We are readers, writers, publishers, booksellers, and librarians bound by our love for the mystery genre and our support of mystery writers.

We welcome everyone who supports our mission to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition, and professional development of women crime writers in the Charlotte area of North Carolina.​

We meet on the first Monday of every month and currently are meeting virtually via Zoom. Our meetings include casual chats, goal setting, progress check-ins, writing tips, as well as guest speakers.

Our chapter is always on the lookout for guest speakers to educate our members on writing craft, criminal process and law, and anything related to mysteries, thrillers, and more.

Email QueenCitySuspects@gmail.com if you’d like to be a guest speaker for an upcoming meeting.

Your chapter officers for 2020-2022 include:
President: Jennifer “Jacy” Sellers
Secretary: Dahlia Rose
Treasurer: Carrie Kunder

Left to right: Carrie Kunder, Dahlia Rose, Jacy Sellers

About Sisters in Crime

MISSION: Sisters in Crime was founded in 1986 to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.


VISION: Sisters in Crime sets standards for itself, its members, and the crime writing community. Through advocacy, programming and leadership, SinC empowers and supports all crime writers regardless of genre or place on their career trajectory.

Sisters in Crime Code of Conduct

Current National Bylaws

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