About Us

Welcome to Capitol Crimes! 

We are the Sacramento, California chapter of Sisters in Crime, an international mystery writers organization dedicated to enhancing visibility and representation of diverse voices in the genre and across the marketplace. Membership offers networking, guidance, educational events, professional development, support, and mentorship to those who are published as well as those who have not yet published their work.

Whether you love writing mysteries or love reading them, you'll discover a host of fabulous programs, events and networking resources at Capitol Crimes. If you're interested in learning more about our fantastic community of mystery lovers, become a member or join us for one of our free monthly meetings.

Come one, come all, make us stronger by adding your voice to ours. Hope to see you at a meeting soon.

Sarah Bresniker

President, 2022


2022 Chapter Board Members

President: Sarah Bresniker

Vice President: Jennifer Morita
Secretary: Karen Phillips
Treasurer: James L'Etoile
Member-at-Large (Membership): Harriet Fox
Member-at-Large (Events): Richard Meredith
Member-at-Large (Media): Terry Shepherd

Member-at-Large (Workshop): Paula Benson

President Emeritus: Penny Manson

Find Us

Email us at capitolcrimes@gmail.com



Mission Statement

We are the Sacramento, California chapter of Sisters in Crime. We promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.

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