Eleanor Taylor Bland Award

Applications are being accepted for the 2018 Eleanor Taylor Bland Award — an annual grant of $1,500 for an emerging writer of color! Deadline for applications is June 15, 2018. For more information, please visit Sisters in Crime  at http://www.sistersincrime.org/etb.

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Award Nominations: Colorado Book Awards

The following books have been named Colorado Book Awards finalists!

  • Dead Stop by Barbara Nickless
  • Hunting Hour by Margaret Mizushima
  • Red Sky by Chris Goff
  • Trafficked: A Mex Anderson Novel by Peg Brantley
  • Wishing Caswell Dead by Pat Stoltey

For more information, please visit the Colorado Humanities website.

Appearances: ALA

Sisters in Crime-Colorado will have a booth in the Exhibit Hall at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits, February 9-12, 2018. Come on by and say hello…

Shifts Authors
Friday 2/9 5:30-7 Becky Clark, Cynthia Kuhn, Peg Brantley
Saturday 2/10 9-11 Leeann Betts, Fleur Bradley
Saturday 2/10 11-1 Elizabeth Richards,  Theresa Crater
Saturday 2/10 1-3 Rhonda Blackhurst, Naomi Hirahara
Saturday 2/10 3-5 Karen (K.L.) Docter, Margaret Mizushima, Terrie Wolf
Sunday 2/11 9-11 Catherine Dilts, Sue Hinkin, Cordia Booth
Sunday 2/11 11-1 Jennifer Kincheloe, Nora Page
Sunday 2/11 1-3 Chris Goff,  Mary Birk
Sunday 2/11 3-5 Ann Dominguez, Shawn McGuire
Monday 2/12 9-11:30 Rosemary Berry,  Sandra Murphy
Monday 2/12 11:30-2 Karen Whalen,  Francelia Belton

Award Nominations: Jennifer Kincheloe and Cynthia Kuhn

The 2018 Lefty Award nominees have been announced: The Woman in the Camphor Trunk by Jennifer Kincheloe (Seventh Street Books) has been nominated for Best Historical Mystery (Bruce Alexander Memorial) and The Art of Vanishing by Cynthia Kuhn (Henery Press) has been nominated for Best Humorous Mystery.

For more information, please visit Left Coast Crime.

ALA Midwinter Meeting

We are thrilled to announce that Sisters in Crime-Colorado will be attending the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting  in Denver, February 9-13, 2018.  Chapter members will have the opportunity to participate at our exhibit booth. Information will be forthcoming as we get closer via chapter email loop–in the meantime, please save the date!

(Special thanks to Sisters in Crime national for your support.)