Sisters in Crime Heart of Texas Chapter
Our chapter, in support of our writers and the writing community, will periodically list events in our area that might be of interest! Our organization is not responsible for these events, so any questions should be directed to the contact information listed for that event.
DUE TO COVID-19 OUR MEETINGS AND EVENTS HAVE MOVED ONLINE WHEN POSSIBLE
– 2020 EVENTS ARE LISTED BELOW-
PANEL DISCUSSION ABOUT WRITING MYSTERIES AND USING THE LONE STAR STATE AS A SETTING
With Helen Currie Foster, Laura Oles,and K. M. Hodge
Premiered on September 14, 2020 and is CURRENTLY AVAILABLE to VIEW
Helen Currie Foster
lives north of Dripping Springs, Texas, supervised by three burros. She’s deeply curious, more every day, about human history and prehistory and how, uninvited, the past keeps crashing the party. Foster earned her BA from Wellesley College, MA from the University of Texas, and JD from the University of Michigan where she grew fascinated with dirt and water law. After practicing environmental law and regulatory litigation for thirty years, she found the character Alice had suddenly appeared in her life. Foster’s active with Austin Shakespeare and the Heart of Texas Sisters in crime. Find Helen online
is a photo industry journalist and crime writer. Her debut mystery, DAUGHTERS OF BAD MEN, is an Agatha nominee, a Claymore Award finalist and a Killer Nashville Readers’ Choice nominee. She is also a Writers’ League of Texas award finalist. Her short stories have appeared in several anthologies, including MURDER ON WHEELS, which won the Silver Falchion Award in 2016. Her novella with Manning Wolfe, LAST CALL, is a 2020 Silver Falchion Award finalist. Her short story, “The Deed,” appeared in the 2019 Bouchercon anthology DENIM, DIAMONDS and DEATH. She lives with her family in the Texas Hill Country. Find Laura online.
, two time USA today bestselling author, grew up in Detroit, where she spent most of her free time weaving wild tales to spook her friends and family. These days, she lives in Texas with her husband and two energetic boys and once again enjoys writing tales of suspense and intrigue that keep her readers up all night. Her stories, which focus on women’s issues, friendship, addiction, regrets and second chances, will stay with you long after you finish them. When she isn’t writing or being an agent of social change, she reads independent graphici novels, watches old X-files episodes, streams Detroit Tigers games and binges on Netflix with her husband. She enjoys hearing from her readers, so don’t be shy about dropping her a line. Find K.M. online.
Past Events – 2019
Saturday, October 5th 2019- 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Boerne Book and Art Festival
451 N. Main St, Boerne, TX
Sisters in Crime – Heart of Texas chapter will be at the Boerne Book and Art Festival, selling and signing books. Visit our booth. Special sales price for participating member author books will be $10.00 (tax included). We will be available to answer questions about the Sisters in Crime organization, chat with you about writing and mysteries. Hope to see you there!
SATURDAY, OCT 26TH 2019 – 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
SUNDAY, OCT 27TH 2019 – 11:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
2019 TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL
(IN AND AROUND THE AUSTIN CAPITAL)
The Texas Book Festival is one of the most prestigious book festivals in the country and one of the largest. The event includes 250+ nationally and critically recognized adult and children’s authors, 100+ exhibitors, local food trucks, family activities, and unique opportunities to meet authors and fellow book lovers like the members of Sisters in Crime. Sisters in Crime Heart of Texas Exhibitor Details