Going Home: Short Stories about Egg Sharing, Inspired by Research

Becky Tipper, Leah Gilman

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This collection of specially commissioned short stories spans the boundary between fiction and non-fiction. They are the creation of award-winning author, Becky Tipper, working in collaboration with researchers at The University of Manchester. The stories are inspired by findings from two research projects exploring the experiences of egg and sperm donors in the UK.
These stories are based on what women in our research told us about their experiences of donating eggs in exchange for reduced cost IVF treatment. In places, the stories reflect themes that arose in our interviews time and time again. At others, they are inspired by the narratives of just one woman. However, although they draw inspiration from real people’s experiences, these stories are also works of fiction; the characters are not participants and the precise combinations of events described do not reflect any one woman’s narrative.
Original languageEnglish
TypeSociological Fiction Collection
Media of outputPrint, PDF and audio files
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019


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