NIck Antosca is a novelist and screenwriter. He is co-writing and executive producing the supernatural horror/thriller Antlers (based on this short story) for Fox Searchlight, with Scott Cooper directing and Guillermo del Toro producing. He is also the creator and showrunner of SYFY’s horror anthology series Channel Zero. He has written five books, including The Girlfriend Game and Midnight Picnic, which won a Shirley Jackson Award. He is from New Orleans and lives in California.
But there was no Goldilocks in his story. There were only the Wolfs, who lived together in a cave above a town. Big Wolf, Middle Wolf, and Little Wolf. Big Wolf was a brute. Little Wolf was timid. Middle Wolf was the peacemaker.