Ghosts. Random lake monsters and cannibals. That gnarled, bloody hand that grabs your ankles on the stairs. These are the things Nicole M. Wolverton fears and writes about.

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The Trajectory of Dreams

“The Trajectory of Dreams is unsettling, beautifully written, and truly original. In Lela White, Nicole Wolverton has created one of the most haunting characters in contemporary fiction. This is a remarkable debut.” –Emily St. John Mandel, author of STATION ELEVEN

Short Fiction

"Knit, Purl"

"Elmira’s legs were a squiggly roadmap of blue and purple cords as thick as a pencil. Her veins scared me, truth be told. I always wondered what they felt like. They looked hard, like they’d roll under her skin like electrical cables." – Blood & Bone anthology, September 2021


Evil Returns as Evil

Reimagining Fox Mulder's soul group in "The Field Where I Died," episode 5, season 4 of the television show The X-Files. – Outside In Trusts No One, 2020

Special Projects

Bodies Full of Burning

Menopause can be hell. With Bodies Full of Burning, Nicole M. Wolverton has selected 16 stories which show how deadly the change of life can be.