Author Ariadne Wolf


Wolf, Ariadne. “Daddy’s Girl.” What We Talk About When We Talk About it: Variations in the Theme of Love. Ed. Susannah Carlson, Darkhouse Books, 2019.



My Car’s Broken Heart

“A story is not the same thing as a lie.”

It’s the End of the World (As I Know It)

Published in the anthology 11/9: The Fall of American Democracy. All proceeds go to RAINN and to the ACLU.

Mermaids Singing

“Maybe we are pretty dead things, and nothing else. But if you leave the answer to fate or to someone else’ narrative, that is all we will ever be.”

Granny in the Forest

“Do you really want to be in a fairy tale?”

When Girls Arise

Archived. Now available for purchase in physical copy only.

It is Like Becoming a Mermaid Again

“She is shaped by demons and stones, and there is not one real thing in her face.”


“You only ever had her when you were a fever.”


“He wakes up, and she is dead. He hates her for dying. He hates her for being a thing that can die.”

I Did Report My Rape, and This Happened

I reported because I wanted to Do The Right Thing…in return, I lost my way.”

Open, Girl

Poem archived. Now available for purchase in physical journal form only.

Sex Trafficking Update: Portland

“What sells in the industry is vulnerability, Nelson said.”


“Mermaids Singing” is nominated for the 2019 Pushcart Prize Anthology.

“Granny in the Forest” is nominated for the 2019 Best Small Fictions Anthology.