Wilder Girls

A young adult novel coming in 2019 from Delacorte Press

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Pitched as a feminist Lord of the Flies meets M.R. Carey’s The Girl with All the Gifts, Wilder Girls is the story of three best friends living in quarantine at their island boarding school, and the lengths they go to uncover the truth of their confinement when one disappears.

Add the book on Goodreads here, and read a version of the first chapter on NewWriting.Net, the University of East Anglia’s e-publication of student work.

View the novel’s Pinterest board here.


Trigger and Content Warnings Below!


Wilder Girls contains graphic violence and body horror. It depicts on the page death, parental death, and animal death, though the animals are not pets. Warnings, too, for suicide.

Warnings will continue to be updated as necessary – if there is anything you feel should be TWed or CWed, please do not hesitate to contact me.