After sneaking out against her mother’s wishes, Artie Irvin spots a massive wolf—then watches it don a bathrobe and transform into her mom. Thrilled to discover she comes from a line of werewolves, Artie asks her mom to share everything—including the story of Artie’s late father. Her mom reluctantly agrees. And to help Artie figure out her own wolflike abilities, her mom recruits some old family friends. Artie thrives in her new community and even develops a crush on her new friend Maya. But as she learns the history of werewolves and her own parents’ past, she’ll find that wolves aren’t the scariest thing in the woods—vampires are.
Olivia Stephens is a graphic novelist, illustrator, and writer from the Pacific Northwest. In 2017, she graduated with a BFA in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design. Olivia is the author of the middle-grade werewolf graphic novel Artie and the Wolf Moon and the illustrator of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky: The Graphic Novel. For her work in comics, Olivia has received an Ignatz Award, a Fellowship Award from Artist Trust, and residencies from Tin House, Mineral School, Storyknife, and MacDowell. When not drawing, she enjoys listening to torch songs and observing tree trunks.