This Week in Fiction: David Gilbert on Writing About a Man Who Is Trapped as a Boy

This week’s story, “Underground,” follows a man named Michael Salter, “forty-seven years old, but only two years clear of the proverbial closet,” through his day, from breakfast with his new boyfriend to lunch with his mother, to the after-school pick-up of his daughters and the start of their subway ride home. When did you first start thinking of Michael and did you always know the story would unfold over the course of one day?

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