EL­IZA ROBERT­SON Writer

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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.

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