Becky Tipper writes short stories and essays. Her writing has appeared in publications including Prole Magazine, Literary Mama, Mom Egg Review, and in several anthologies.

She has won the Bridport Prize for flash fiction, and was commended in the 2014 Mother’s Milk Books Writing Prize. In 2017, she was runner-up in the Society of Authors’ Tom-Gallon Trust Award for short fiction.

Becky was born in the West Midlands and has lived and studied in the south of England, Yorkshire, Scotland, and in the US. She is married and has two children.


[‘The Rabbit’ is] an immediately likeable story, beautifully crafted, elegantly written, with all the arts of a born storyteller… A writer of real promise
PAUL BAILEY and FAY WELDON, judging the Tom-Gallon Award

The flash fiction pieces were extremely penetrating and confident… Becky Tipper’s ‘Meeting the Lobster’ genuinely takes the reader through a journey of increasing emotional identification
A.L. KENNEDY judging the Bridport Prize

Becky Tipper’s ‘Birth Stories’… [is] a truly excellent piece of writing
MILLI HILL (founder of The Positive Birth Movement), judging the Mother’s Milk Writing Prize