ELIZA ROBERTSON Writer
THE GIG Born in Victoria and now working on her Ph.D. in England, Robertson shares her hitchhiking adventures in ELLE First. FREE RIDE “Before we got on the road, I thought, ‘Who in their right mind stops for hitchhikers nowadays?’ Many people, it turns out. I learned that people are less selfish than you think.”
we ask a Canadian novelist to share a story about a significant “first” in his or her life. Eliza Robertson chose to write about hitchhiking for the first time. Her debut collection of short stories, Wallflowers, was released in August.