Read an Excerpt from Wrist

“In 1872, dinosaur hunters become embroiled in a battle over the discovery of fossils in Northern Ontario as their excavation crews are driven mad by a bizarre and terrifying illness.

Over a hundred years later, Church and his family show signs of the same monstrous affliction. As he begins to unravel his family’s dark history, Church must race to protect the secrets buried deep in bones and blood. Set in the fictional town of Sterling and Ghost Lake Reserve, Wrist is Nathan Adler’s debut novel.

Don’t miss Ghost Lake, the companion volume to Wrist!

Wrist is now available as an audiobook, narrated by Wesley French and Simon Lee Phillips. Look for the Wrist audiobook at:




About the Author

Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler

Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler is author of Ghost Lake, which won the 2021 Indigenous Voices Award in Published English Fiction, and of Wrist, an Indigenous monster story written from the monster's perspective (both from Kegedonce Press). He is co-editor of Bawaajigan – Stories of Power, a dream-themed anthology of Indigenous writers (Exile Editions). He is an artist and filmmaker who works in a variety of mediums including audio and video, and drawing and painting. Nathan is first-place winner of an Aboriginal Writing Challenge, and recipient of a Hnatyshyn Reveal award for literature, he has an MFA in Creative Writing (UBC), BFA in Integrated Media (OCAD), and BA in English Literature and Native Studies (Trent). His writing is published in various magazines, blogs, and anthologies. He is two-spirit, Jewish, Anishinaabe, and member of Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation. Originally from Ontario, he currently resides in Vancouver.

Visit Nathan Adler's blog.



Debut novel by Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler, an Indigenous monster story. Published May 2016.

Weight 485 g
Dimensions 20.5 × 14 × 2.5 cm


ISBN-13 9781928120056

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