Welcome to Speed City Sisters in Crime
Speed City Sisters in Crime is the Indiana chapter of the world-wide mystery/crime writers' association Sisters in Crime. The Speed City chapter was founded in 2005. Find out more about our organization.
Saturday, October 19th
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Forensics Investigator John Kelly
John Kelly served the State of Indiana 35 years as an Indiana State Trooper
Mr. Kelly has worked more than 2,000 criminal cases, of which 300+ were death-related. He has been an expert witness in the State of Indiana during trial testimony and lectures for professional groups/organizations on a variety of forensic science and criminal investigation topics.
He has been an educator for 20 years and currently serves as an adjunct for IUPUI in the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Department and has served as an adjunct for Indiana University Kokomo and Ivy Tech Community College. He is currently working with high school students from eight Indiana high schools interested in pursuing post-secondary education and careers in Forensic Science/Criminal Justice.
Mr. Kelly is a graduate of Concordia University Wisconsin and the Indiana State Police Law Enforcement Academy.
Post Meeting Lunch at 1:30:
Luciana's (3716 E 82nd St.)
Upcoming Speed City Anthology "2020"
For folks who are members of Speed City Sisters in Crime - you are welcome to submit work to our next anthology. Anthology guidelines are here.
Deadline for submissions is August 15st!
Speed City Sisters in Crime, Inc. is proud to announce our
newest anthology published December 2018.
Homicide for the Holidays
Homicide for the Holidays
edited by Diana Catt and Marianne Halbert
with a forward by Lori Rader-Day.
Published by Blue River Press.
Homicide for the Holidays is available for order at
Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Watch for our upcoming book signings and events!
And visit our anthologies page to see all of the anthologies produced by Speed City Sisters in Crime.
Saturday, November 23
Special Event Speaker:
Sisters in Crime National President
Location: College Park Clubhouse
9001 Fordham Street, Indianapolis, IN 46268
Lori Rader-Day is the Edgar Award-nominated and Anthony and Mary Higgins Clark award-winning author of Under a Dark Sky, The Day I Died, Little Pretty Things, and The Black Hour. She lives in Chicago, where she is co-chair of the mystery readers’ conference Murder and Mayhem in Chicago and the new national president of Sisters in Crime.
Lori is originally from Central Indiana and is a chapter member of Speed City Sisters in Crime.
9:30 Business meeting
10:30 Intro/SinCSC announcements/Author chat on writing, publishing, Under a Dark Sky
Brief break/ snacks?
12:30 Craft Talk/Signing
2:00 Finish for the day / lunch