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Welcome!

This site is dedicated to promoting our local mystery writers in Orange County, and adjacent California regions.

Do you love reading a good mystery novel? Do you write mysteries? We meet on the fourth Sunday of every month to learn about and discuss all things about crime fiction.

We hope you can come to our June 28th virtual meeting on Zoom.

Join us on Sunday, June 28, with author Ivy Pochoda and her new novel, These Women.

The meeting will begin at 2:00 with SinC member and author Pat Broeske leading the Readers’ Forum. Topic: serial killer novels. Attendees are welcome to take part.

At 2:45, novelist Ivy Pochoda will join us to talk about victim forward crime novels. Ivy Pochoda is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Wonder Valley, Visitation Street and These Women. Wonder Valley won the 2018 Strand Critics Award for Best Novel and was a finalist Los Angeles Times Book Prize and Le Grand Prix de Litterature Americaine, as well as being chosen as an NPR and Los Angeles Times Book of the Year. Visitation Street won the Prix Page America in France and was chosen as an Amazon Best Book of the Month, Amazon Best Book of 2013, and a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her books have been translated into five languages. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times & The Los Angeles Review of Books. Her first novel The Art of Disappearing, was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2009. She teaches creative writing at the Studio 526 Skid Row.

Log in on Zoom between 1:45 and 2 pm. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98032123232

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We hope to have Chris Hauty back with us for our July 26th meeting.

 If you have questions that are not answered on this website, please contact us at secretary@ocsistersincrime.org.

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Membership is open to all who have an interest in mysteries.
This includes, but is not limited to, authors pursuing a career in crime and mystery writing, booksellers, publishers, librarians, editors, fans and readers.

Membership Dues and Forms 

You must join the National organization to be eligible for membership in the Orange County chapter.

National dues are $40 per year, ACTIVE* and $50 per year, PROFESSIONAL**

To join national Sisters in Crime, please visit the national Sisters in Crime Website: http://www.sistersincrime.org

Orange County dues are $25 per year.

To join Sisters in Crime Orange County, please print send the completed Orange County Sisters in Crime form on our membership page and a check for $25 payable to Sisters in Crime, O.C. or join online by filling out the following form and pay using PayPal.




Meeting place:

Irvine Ranch Water District*
15500 Sand Canyon Ave.
Irvine, CA 92618-3102

Map for Irvine Ranch Water District

*Disclaimer: Irvine Ranch Water District neither supports nor endorses the cause nor activities of organizations which use the District’s meeting rooms that are made available as a public service

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SISTERS IN CRIME MISSION STATEMENT: To promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry.

The usual meeting location is at the Irvine Ranch Water District*, in the Community Room, on the far left side of the parking lot when you enter the complex from Sand Canyon Avenue.