Alexandra Kimball is a journalist and non-fiction writer whose work has appeared in Hazlitt, Toronto Life, The Walrus, and The Globe and Mail. Her first book, The Seed: Infertility is a Feminist Issue, was published in 2019 by Coach House Books. She lives in Toronto, where she was born and raised.
Rats are cunning, ravenous, daring, disgusting. They stand in for everything squalid and dysfunctional about urban life and we will never be rid of them.