Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe awarded grant from Sisters in Crime


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  • Photo by Roger Gavan Catherine Maiorisi, president of the New York Chapter of Sisters in Crime, a national organization of crime fiction writers, presents $500 grant to Tom Roberts, co-owner of Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe. From left, authors Gretchen Gibbs and Fran Cox, Catherine Maiorisi, president of the New York Chapter of Sisters in Crime, Tom Roberts, co-owner of Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe and authors Lois Karlin and Anita Page.



WARWICK — On Monday, Aug. 21, local author Anita Page and Catherine Maiorisi, president of the New York Chapter of Sisters in Crime, a national organization of crime fiction writers, presented a $500 grant to Tom Roberts, co-owner of Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe in the Village of Warwick.

The award will be used for promoting and marketing.

Each month the national organization presents this grant to a bookstore that completes an entry form including a photo of a staff member or members holding books for sale that are written by Sisters in Crime members.

Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe had the winning entry this past June.

- Roger Gavan

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