Nicole is a novelist and short story writer, as well as an Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications at an Ivy League university. She has a B.A. in English from Temple University and is currently pursuing a Masters of Liberal Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. She is also an assistant coach for the Power over Cancer dragon boat community in Philadelphia and involved in local politics. She is a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, the Horror Writers Association, and the International Gothic Association.

Nicole’s first novel, The Trajectory of Dreams, is an adult psychological thriller released by Bitingduck Press in 2013. Her short stories and flash fiction have appeared in a variety of literary magazines, and her essays and academic work are also occasionally published here and there. She predominantly writes young adult horror and thrillers.

She is represented by Anne Tibbets at D4EO Literary Agency.

Aside from Nicole’s preoccupation with things that might be hiding under the stairs, waiting to grab her ankles, she is obsessed with travel. You can read more about her adventures on her travel blog, Pretty as an Airport

Fun fact: Nicole ran for Mayor of her borough in 2017; she lost by around 60 votes. If she won, she planned to force everyone—including her husband—to call her Mayor Wolverton . . . at least for a week.