Sisters in Crime Virtual Meeting - May

May's speaker is poison expert Luci Zahray, who will speak on "Classical Poisons." The talk will focus on how to creatively use strychnine and arsenic in one's mystery/crime writing. 

Luci Zahray is a retired pharmacist with an extensive knowledge of poisons and how they operate.  A native of Texas, Zahray has a master's degree in toxicology from Texas A&M University and twenty-five years' experience in the field. She has been dubbed “The Poison Lady” and enjoys sharing her knowledge with others, including at the national Malice Domestic conference and with writers' groups across the country. Zahray’s fun and interesting presentations address poisons found in everyday plants, over-the-counter medications, and household chemicals.


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About Sisters In Crime: We are 4000+ members in 50+ chapters world-wide, offering networking, advice and support to mystery authors. We are authors, readers, publishers, agents, booksellers and librarians bound by our affection for the mystery genre and our support of women who write mysteries. Sisters in Crime was founded by Sara Paretsky and a group of women at the 1986 Bouchercon in Baltimore. Our Mission To promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.

Our Vision: To serve as the voice for excellence & diversity in crime writing.

Event date: 

Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005