Wanted: Mystery Lovers (15 June 19)

Sisters in Crime (SinC), Upper Hudson Chapter (Mavens of Mayhem) is seeking new “Sisters and Misters” to help our chapter grow. We’re seeking committee members for monthly programming and the Murderous March Writers & Readers Confab. We also seek a treasurer, which includes a surprisingly low time-commitment despite its importance, and a social media/web maven. Enjoy theContinue reading “Wanted: Mystery Lovers (15 June 19)”

Monthly Meeting: 17 Nov 2018 CANCELLED!

OUR SPEAKER HAS HAD TO CANCEL: RESCHEDULING FOR SPRING! NO MEETING THIS MONTH — SORRY. Here for the Victims Crime Victim Specialist III, NYS Office of Victim Services, Kathy Davidson Saturday, November 17, 11:30-12:30, Bethlehem Library Hear about the inner workings of the Office of Victim Services (OVS). After a brief overview of agency functions andContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 17 Nov 2018 CANCELLED!”

Monthly Meeting: October 2018

Bury the Lead, with author, detective, historian and medical examiner Archer Mayor NOTE THE EARLY START TIME: October 20, 11:00-12:00, Bethlehem Library Archer Mayor is the author of the highly acclaimed Vermont-based mystery series featuring detective Joe Gunther, which the Chicago Tribune describes as “the best police procedurals being written in America.” His 29th book, Bury the Lead, is dueContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: October 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 15 Sep 2018

Mortuary Science: The Ins and Outs, w/Lori Q. Purcell September 15, 11:30-12:30, Bethlehem Library Lori Q. Purcell was named chairperson for the Mortuary Science Department at Hudson Valley Community College in 2016. She has nearly 30 years of experience in the funeral business, began teaching as an adjunct at HVCC in 2005 and became a full-time facultyContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 15 Sep 2018”

March Meeting 3/17: Radha Vatsal!

Don’t forget Murderous March 24th March at East Greenbush Library! Radha Vatsal: ‘The Winding Path to Publication’ From idea to published novels, with tentative drafts, intense historical research, agent queries, and tense-change rewrites along the way.  What one writer learned about the writing process with all its ups and downs, and how getting published is justContinue reading “March Meeting 3/17: Radha Vatsal!”

February Meeting: True Crime with Frankie Bailey

Sisters in Crime February Meeting February 17, 2018 11 AM Community Room Bethlehem Public Library 451 Delaware Avenue, Delmar The Hendrickson Murder Trial: A Case of Poisoning? University at Albany School of Criminal Justice professor and mystery writer Frankie Y. Bailey presents a true crime case. In 1853, in Bethlehem, New York, John Hendrickson wasContinue reading “February Meeting: True Crime with Frankie Bailey”

October Meeting

Mavens of Mayhem Meeting October 15, 2016 Bethlehem Public Library: Board Room Program: Elaine Isaak – ten mistakes I made so you don’t have to! [There will be a Steering Committee Meeting prior to the regular meeting at the Village Butcher at 9:30 am] Meeting dates for next year so far: January 14, February 18,Continue reading “October Meeting”

Bouchercon!

Now is the time for crime & mystery writers to head south: no, it’s not migration — it’s Bouchercon! Here’s the scoop: Bouchercon is the world’s finest annual crime fiction event, bringing together more than 1,000 authors, fans, publishers, reviewers, booksellers, editors, and every other part of the community for a fantastic four-day event. ThisContinue reading “Bouchercon!”

March 21st Meeting

Monthly Meeting March 21 10:30 am Bethlehem Library “Every Crime Deserves Context.” UAlbany criminal justice professor and mystery writer Frankie Y. Bailey offers a brief overview of the evolution of American crime and justice. We’re planning to schedule a writers retreat day for the first weekend in October: bring your calendars! Drop by our FacebookContinue reading “March 21st Meeting”