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

Our November Off the Shelf was with Atlanta icon & legendary news anchor John Pruitt. John spent over 50 years reporting major news events as they unfolded, including the turbulent and impassioned Civil Rights Movement of the 60s. His debut novel, TELL IT TRUE, is a work of fiction based on his experiences and the challenges journalists faced during that time.

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

Show Don’t Tell By Cherie Claire

It’s so easy (and a writer’s first inclination) to tell readers what’s happening in the story, to lay out the action and the character’s thoughts in simple terms. But the best stories written don’t tell the reader what’s happening, they show them. For instance, when Frodo faces the…

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