Nicole Melleby

"I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort-and disappointment and perserverance."
                                                                                    - Vincent Van Gogh
Middle Grade Author
Starred Review

Hurrican Season Received a Starred Review!

January 3, 2019

Hurricane Season received a starred reviewed review in School Library Journal!

Presenter at the NCTE Conference 2018

November 16, 2018

Nicole was invited to the NCTE Conference as a presenter on the Troubling the Mainstream: Diversifying Gender and Sexuality Representation in Middle Grade Fiction panel.

Cover Reveal Exclusive!

November 13, 2018

Hypable gratiously featured an exclusive cover reveal for Hurrican season! Check out the full article here .
Pitch Wars

Pitch Wars 2018 Mentor

July 15, 2018

Nicole was announced as a Middle Grade mentor for the 2018 Pitch Wars! Check out her profile and the schedule for this year's excitement!

Debut Novel

Hurricane Season

June 18, 2018

Elise Howard at Algonquin has bought Nicole Melleby's debut middle-grade novel, Hurricane Season, in which Fig searches for ways to see the world as her bipolar father does, so she can save him (and herself). Howard and Krestyna Lypen will edit; publication is planned for spring 2019. Jim McCarthy at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret negotiated the deal for world rights.