Sisters in Crime, Inc. is an organization established to support women mystery writers. Founded in 1987, the membership is made up of women (and men) who are devoted to the mystery genre and includes authors, readers, fans, booksellers, and librarians. Their mission statement:
"The mission of Sisters in Crime is to promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry."
For a list of all the mystery author members, state chapter locations, and to learn more about the history, mission and activities of this organization, visit their website at: