Sisters in Crime Heart of Texas Chapter meets monthly to support the work of women crime fiction writers. Readers and writers, male and female–all are welcome.


Cafe Express
3418 N. Lamar, Austin, Texas 78705
2:15 p.m.

January: The Military Police & Foreign Area Officer – Presenter, Lt. Col. Michael Grygar

February: How to Launch Your Book – Presenters, Sue Cleveland & Dixie Evatt, who write as Meredith Lee

March: Creating & Stealing New Identities – Presenter, Billy Kring

April: Michael Noll, Program Director, Writers’ League of Texas – Topic TBA

May: Ed Martin, former U. S. Treasury agent, now private investigator at SageInvestigationson Breaking the Madalyn Murray O’Hair Kidnapping/Murder Case

June – December: TBA



Theme: What’s in Your Toolbox?

3rd Floor of BookPeople
Second Sunday of the Month @ 2:15pm

January 8: What Happens When You Shoot Someone?, presented by Dave Ciambrone

February 12: Interdiction – A Way of Keeping Children Safe, presented by Sgt. Cody Mitchell, Texas Rangers

March 12: Drones, presented by Andrew Maximov

April 9: Cyber Security, presented by Richard Taylor

May 21: Audiobooks, Marketing, & Short Story Submissions, presented by Helen Currie Foster

June 11: Hypnosis, presented by Dr. Douglas Derrer

July 9: The Military Justice System, presented by CPT Mike Winn

August 13: Austin Police Department Bomb Squad

September 10: The U. S. Marshals Service, presented by Supervisory U. S. Marshal Hector Gomez

What are you writing? Readings by HoTXSinC Members

November 12:  Texas Highway Patrol, presented by Staff SGT Robbie Barrera

December 10: Holiday Party, and Original Radio Play by KP Gresham

**We will also have a booth at the TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL on November 4-5.