A Mischief of Rats
‘Little scraps of fur, hearts beating madly.’ Joanna Kavenna on her pet rats, Kat Bjelland and Courtney Love.
‘If she senses I’m leaving the house, she will follow me from room to room as I get ready.’ Caroline Criado-Perez
Our Donald: A Sex Story
‘It was probably me who first noticed Donald’s erection.’ Ross Raisin remembers his pet duck.
Téa Obreht on not seeing a moose in the woods of Wyoming.
‘Some stories begin with an incident, or a set of enigmatic circumstances, or a scene indelibly witnessed, or the relationship of unlike temperaments, or even something as gossamer as a mood. And then there is the kind of story that is rooted in an idea.’