We hope all our members near (and far!) have been enjoying the fantastic line-up of speakers we've been able to present in 2022. And we're not done! See below and on our Upcoming Events page for our powerhouse presenters over the next several months.

These Zoom meetings are a Members Only event.

Why not take this moment to renew your membership?

For only $25, you will enjoy all the Chapter benefits and be supporting the Toronto Chapter in promoting the ongoing advancement, recognition, and professional development of Canadian women crime writers. This will cover you for the entire year of 2023, whether the meetings are Zoom or in-person!

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Thursday, January 19, 2023

Art Taylor is the author of two short story collections — The Adventure of the Castle Thief and Other Expeditions and Indiscretions and The Boy Detective and The Summer of ’74 and Other Tales of Suspense — and of the novel in stories On the Road with Del and Louise, winner of the Agatha Award for Best First Novel.

He won the 2019 Edgar Award for Best Short Story for “English 398: Fiction Workshop,” originally published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, and he has won three additional Agatha Awards, an Anthony Award, four Macavity Awards, and four Derringer Awards for his short fiction. His work has also appeared in Best American Mystery Stories, and he edited Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon Anthology 2015, winner of the Anthony Award for Best Anthology or Collection, and California Schemin’: Bouchercon Anthology 2020.

He is an associate professor of English at George Mason University, and he has frequently contributed to the Washington Post, the Washington Independent Review of Books, and Mystery Scene Magazine.

NOTE: For those attending in person, you will be required to mask when not eating or drinking. And we will also ask for proof of vaccinations -- two vaccinations plus two boosters. No exceptions. Masks can be provided.

  These Zoom meetings are only open to our 2023 Chapter members.

When you join us/renew for the low sum of $25, it will give you access to our meetings for all of 2023 (both Zoom and in-person). We will add you to the Members Only mailing with the Zoom codes.

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Join/renew membership to support the Toronto Chapter in promoting the ongoing advancement, recognition, and professional development of Canadian women crime writers.

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Your Chapter fee will go a long way towards helping Sisters in Crime with their mission to promote awareness of women crime writers - through outreach, promotion, workshops, and over a decade of back-issues of Crime Scene magazine, our bi-monthly publication!

When you join/renew with the Mothership (SinC International) you will automatically be able to enjoy to Full SinC Member benefits. If you are a writer, or aspiring to be one, the access to resources, webinars, workshops, promotion and online support groups are invaluable.

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