All items: short story

Wrapping herself around cables so as to sleep and brushing her teeth in cattle cars, Cynthia Rogerson rode freight from San Francisco to Salt Lake City. She reflects on how those journeys, and the strategies she developed to endure them, continue to shape her fiction.

Michael Bywater talks with George Miller about his book on the infantilization of contemporary culture, Big Babies, the nature of male friendship, and his recent work on a musical about the life of Oscar Wilde.

Ruth Thomas speaks with Kona Macphee about short- and long-form fiction, the role of imagery in her work and the challenges of balancing life and career.