The Upper Hudson Chapter of Sisters in Crime (The Mavens of Mayhem) will meet on Saturday, April 19 at 10:30 am at the Bethlehem Public Library (451 Delaware Ave., Delmar). At 11 am, Sherlock Holmes Scholar Sally Sugarman will present Women and the Sherlock Holmes Canon. Sugarman is the founder of The Baker Street Breakfast Club Scion Society and a member of the Baker Street Irregulars. She has edited two volumes of Holmes studies, Sherlock Holmes: Victorian Sleuth to Modern Hero (1996) and Sherlock Holmes: The Man and His Worlds (2013), is a collection of conference papers that considers the man and the worlds he inhabited as he migrated to stage, film, television, radio, recordings, comic books, animation, video games and more.
Professor Emeritus of Childhood Studies, Bennington College, Sugarman currently teaches online for Johnson State College and the Community College of Vermont, and is the author of the books If Kids Could Vote: Children, Democracy and the Media (2006) and Shakespeare and Children’s Literature (forthcoming, 2015). Admission is free.