About QCW


Queer Crime Writers was founded in 2019 to promote community and collaboration among authors of crime fiction who identify as LGBTQIA+ and to celebrate the long history of queer writers in the genre. Since then, we’ve grown into a group of more than fifty members and counting!

Where to find us

Browse our member list.

COMING SOON! Shop books by our members.

Check out a calendar of events featuring QCW members.

Conference & speaker info

Looking for a speaker to give a talk, teach a workshop, or participate on a panel for your event or organization? Queer Crime Writers members represent a wide variety of expertise in craft and other industry-related topics. Check out our Members tab to review a list of our members who are available for speaking engagements.

If you are a conference organizer interested in making your event more inclusive, please email queercrimewriters@gmail.com to connect with our Conference Liaison Committee.

Get involved

If you are an established or emerging LGBTQIA+ crime writer interested in joining us, please click below.

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