The Crime Writers' Association

Niko Wolf

Niko Wolf’s first novel, THE FAVOURITE (Myriad Editions, 2017) was published in the UK under SV Berlin. Longlisted for The Author’s Club Best First Novel Award 2018, it was also chosen as an ELLE Book of the Month.

Most recently Wolf was a Writer and Story Editor for movie A SON OF MAN, selected as an official entry in the foreign-language category for the 2019 Oscars.

Her new novel, BIRTHDAY GIRL, concerns a man whose wife goes missing, and is presumed dead, only to reappear decades later. It will be published spring 2022 by Hodder & Stoughton in the UK, and autumn 2022 in the US.

A Londoner by birth, Wolf lives in NYC where she has worked as a copywriter, speechwriter, facilitator, and wilderness search-and-rescue professional.