We are the Atlanta chapter of Sisters in Crime, an international organization for authors and readers of crime fiction.


About SinC Atlanta

The mission of Sisters in Crime Atlanta Chapter is to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of crime writers and engage readers with content that is entertaining and educational.


Off the Shelf

April 2024 Off the Shelf was with the fascinating KAREN DIONNE, the USA Today and #1 internationally bestselling author of the award-winning psychological suspense novels "The Marsh King’s Daughter" and "The Wicked Sister." The Marsh King's Daughter was made into a Lionsgate major motion picture starring Daisy Ridley and Ben Mendelsohn. She is also the co-founder and co-host of The-Back-Room, a twice-monthly online authors series. Karen enjoys nature photography and lives with her husband on a small lake surrounded by forest in the middle of Michigan.

Featured Member Author

S.C. Merritt writes cozy mysteries featuring southern, female sleuths, plots with a twist, and a little sprinkle of romance. The Sweetwater Springs Southern Mystery Series is set in a small, Alabama town full of quirky characters, delicious restaurants, and lots of murder.

News & Events

Visit our News page and Events calendar for the latest Sisters in Crime Atlanta activities. Watch for an update soon!


The Atlanta Chapter of Sisters in Crime offers a diverse, welcoming, and supportive community of writers and readers of crime fiction.

Latest Blog Post

Off the Shelf with Author Kathy Manos Penn

May’s Off the Shelf is with Kathy Manos Penn Author, creator of the Dickens & Christie cozy mystery series set in the quaint English village of Astonbury and features intelligent, witty senior women, a loyal dog and a sassy cat. Now retired from corporate America, Kathy has published…

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