Werewolves in Their Youth

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Werewolves in Their Youth
First edition cover
Author Michael Chabon
Cover artist Art director: Andy Carpenter
Jacket design: Kapo Ng
Country United States
Language English
Genre Short stories
Publisher Random House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 212 pp (first edition, hardback)
ISBN 0-679-41587-4 (first edition, hardback)
OCLC 39060578
813/.54 21
LC Class PS3553.H15 W4 1999

Werewolves in Their Youth is a 1999 collection of short stories by Michael Chabon.


  • "Werewolves in Their Youth"
  • "House Hunting"
  • "Son of the Wolfman"
  • "Green's Book"
  • "Mrs. Box"
  • "Spikes"
  • "The Harris Fetko Story"
  • "That Was Me"
  • "In the Black Mill"

With the exception of the last story, they all involve failed or failing marriages. "In the Black Mill" is introduced as being written by August Van Zorn, a fictional writer in Chabon's Wonder Boys, and is a throwback to pulp horror stories of the pre-World War II era.