Helen Sedgwick

Helen Sedgwick, whose new novel The Growing Season imagines a world in which babies develop not in the womb, but in a hi-tech pouch, meaning men and women can share pregnancy.

Helen Sedgwick's new novel The Growing Season imagines a world in which babies develop not in the womb, but in a hi-tech pouch, meaning men and women can share the responsibilities of pregnancy. She talks to Mariella Frostrup about the questions of sexuality, family and biotechnology raised by her book.

Also on the programme, a report from a writers' pitching competition in York, the joy of imaginary gardens and the latest literary news from Australia.

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28 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Sep 2017 16:00

Chapters

  • Helen Sedgwick

    Duration: 07:46

  • Festival of Writing in York

    Duration: 07:47

  • Australian writers to watch

    Duration: 07:36

  • Natasha Pulley on fictional gardens

    Duration: 04:01

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Helen Sedgwick

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