David Wellington (author)

David Wellington
Born David Wellington
1971 (age 4445)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Occupation author
Genre horror
Notable works Monster Island

David Wellington (born 1971) is an American writer of horror fiction, best known for his Zombie trilogy. He also writes science fiction as D. Nolan Clark.


Wellington was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended Syracuse University and received an MFA in creative writing from Penn State. He also holds a master's degree in Library Science from the Pratt Institute.[1] He now lives in New York City.[2]

He made his debut as a comic book writer on Marvel Zombies Return: Iron Man.[3]

Published works

Monster trilogy

The Monster novels involve a global zombie apocalypse and describe how humanity has been reduced to tiny pockets of existence.

  1. Monster Island
  2. Monster Nation
  3. Monster Planet

Vampire series

Wellington's vampire novels follow a Pennsylvania state trooper battling a centuries-old vampire.

  1. Thirteen Bullets (2006 online serialization; 2007 print)
  2. 99 Coffins (2007)
  3. Vampire Zero (2008)
  4. 23 Hours (2009)
  5. 32 Fangs (published April 2012)[4][5]

Werewolf series

Wellington's werewolf novels are set in remote Arctic Canada. The series follows werewolves who are being hunted to extinction by humans.

  1. Frostbite was published on October 6, 2009. The web serialization can be found at Wellington's website.
  2. Overwinter was released on September 14, 2010.[6]

Plague Zone

Plague Zone is a zombie novel set in the state of Washington. It is completed in serial online, but not yet published in print.

  1. Plague Zone (Online serialization. Went to Kindle September 2012)

Jim Chapel missions

Space opera trilogy (as D. Nolan Clark)

The first novel, Forsaken Skies, was reviewed by Kirkus as containing "the usual complications, heroics, and surprises (...), all professionally packaged and produced and entirely unmemorable".[7]

  1. Forsaken Skies (2016), ISBN 978-0-316-35569-8

Short stories

  1. "Chuy and the Fish" in The Undead: Zombie Anthology (Oct. 2005, Permuted Press)
  2. "Cyclopean" in The Undead: Skin and Bones (Aug. 2007, Permuted Press)
  3. "Twilight in the Green Zone" in Exotic Gothic (2007, Ash-Tree Press, ed. Danel Olson).[8] Click for Podcast by author.
  4. "Grvnice" in Exotic Gothic 2 (2008, Ash-Tree Press, ed. Danel Olson).[9]
  5. "Off Radio" in Buried Tales of Pinebox, TX (June 2009, 12 to Midnight)
  6. "Atacama" in Exotic Gothic 4 (May 2012, PS Publishing, ed. Danel Olson)


  1. David Wellington (2007) Monster Island, Snow Book, About Author section
  2. "David Wellington Biography". Retrieved 2010-03-08.
  3. Brownfield, Troy (June 22, 2009). "The Zombies - This Time, With Literate Roots". Newsarama. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  4. "Characters Welcome: A Profile of David Wellington". Retrieved 2011-03-26.
  5. Eugune. "Brains Behind… An Interview with David Wellington". Retrieved 2011-03-26.
  6. "Overwinter: A Werewolf Tale". Retrieved 2010-12-10.
  7. "FORSAKEN SKIES by D. Nolan Clark". Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  8. Wellington, David, "Twilight in the Green Zone" (2007). Danel Olson, ed. Exotic Gothic (Print). Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press. pp. 46–60. ISBN 978-1-55310-099-7.
  9. Wellington, David, "Grvnice" (2008). Danel Olson, ed. Exotic Gothic 2 (hardbound). Ashton, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press. pp. 186–191. ISBN 978-1-55310-109-3.

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