Welcome to the Triangle, North Carolina Chapter of Sisters In Crime
The mission of Sisters in Crime is to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.
The Triangle Chapter meets nearly every month, on the second Sunday. Meetings start at 1:00 PM, at Earth Fare in the Brierdale Shopping Center, 10341 Moncreiffe Rd, Raleigh, NC. Some of us arrive early for a bite of lunch in the deli/cafe. Guests are welcome.
Click HERE for driving directions to Earth Fare.
Next Meeting: December 11, 2016
ARSON OR ACCIDENT? Featuring Chris Townsend, an investigator for the Raleigh Fire Department, discussing arson investigation.
January 8, 2017: Members-only social to celebrate the birthday of an acclaimed mystery writer. Details to come.
February 12, 2017: INVESTMENT FRAUD with John Maron. North Carolina has had its own Bernie Madoffs. Nearly 500 people gave $25 million to J.V. Huffman, Jr., of Conover, NC. One hundred people trusted Sid Hanson, of Charlotte, NC, with $30 million! How did these crooks get away with it? What red flags were ignored, what questions not asked? What should a victim do? John Maron, Director of the Investor Protection & Education Services Division of the NC Department of the Secretary of State, will talk about investment scams, crooks, and victims, all grist for the mystery writer’s mill.
March 12, 2017 TBD
April 9, 2017: TBD
May 7, 2017 1 - 4 PM at Page-Walker Arts & History Center in Cary. Mystery Readers Tea. A special event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Sisters in Crime. Details to come. [Note change of date to first Sunday, and change of venue.]
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EVENT TO CELEBRATE THE ARTS: NOV. 19
Katy Munger, our speaker from last Sunday, will co-host an event on Saturday, November 19 at The Blue Note Grill from Noon until 2:00 PM. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.