BECOME PART OF Sisters in Crime

We offer two options to become a Sister in Crime or a Brother in Law!

Become a member and help support us financially, receive our newsletters and qualify for other benefits. See below.

Become a supporter (free) and receive our newsletters.

 If you have any queries regarding the process or about becoming a member, please ring 0412 569 356 or email the Secretary.

All personal information is kept in accordance with the Sisters in Crime privacy policy. Becoming a member or a supporter means agreeing to your personal information being kept in accordance with this policy.

Annual membership fees

  Regular Concession*
Victorian $45 $35
Non-Victorian $35 $25
Youth (under 19) $10  
Library / Overseas $40  

* Students, Australian Health Care Card and Seniors Card holders
(Prices are in Australian dollars and no GST is charged.)

Entitlements for Members and Supporters

  • Emails advising of forthcoming events, book launches, competitions and news
  • Opportunities to network with authors

Entitlements for Members only

  • The Crime Stack: a random draw for 20 books given away each month (can only be mailed to an Australian address)
  • Opportunities to review women’s crime books or to write for the website
  • The opportunity to become a Sisters in Crime volunteer or convenor
  • The opportunity for promotional support for crime books you publish – reviews, promotion of launches, invitation to speak on panels organised by Sisters in Crime itself or in partnership with bookshops, libraries, festivals and other events. Subject to available promotional space.
  • Discount on the Scarlet Stiletto anthologies of winning stories, Scarlet Stiletto: The First Cut and Scarlet Stiletto: The Second Cut
  • A vote in the Davitt Awards Readers’ Choice for the Best Crime Book written by an Australian woman and published during the preceding calendar year
  • 10% discount at the following bookshops:


The Sun Bookshop
10 Ballarat Street, Yarraville 3013
03 9689 0661

Hares & Hyenas
63 Johnston Street, Fitzroy 3065
03 9495 6589

Bellcourt Books
63 Gray Street, Hamilton 3330
03 5572 1310

Redrock Books and Gallery
71 Firebrace Street, Horsham 3400
03 5381 0866

New South Wales

Abbey’s Bookshop
131 York Street, Sydney 2000
02 9264 3111

Blues Point Bookshop
131 Blues Point Road, McMahons Point 2060
02 9956 7056