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The Monster She Wrote Podcast

Apr 19, 2022

Wolves are a staple of horror literature and fairy tales alike. They are fierce creatures that walk the woods, reminding us of the dangers that lurk once we leave the confines of comfortable and safe civilization. In her short story “The Company of Wolves,” Angela Carter retells the familiar tale of "little red riding hood," examining the very real world danger that women often navigate every day.

Recommended in this episode: Nothing But Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw and The Institute by Stephen King

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Our social media is @MonsterWrote on Twitter and Instagram. Our email is This episode was produced and researched by Lisa and Mel. Theme music is “Misconception” by Nicolas Gasparini, used with permission.