F.C. Malby is a contributor to Anthology 8 (Unthank Books, Feb 2016), and Hearing Voices: The Litro Anthology of New Fiction (Kingston University Press, June 2015), alongside Pulitzer Prize winner, Anthony Doerr and Jenn Ashworth, among others. The collection has been described as containing 'some of the most exciting and unique new voices to have appeared in modern fiction over the last few years.' A third story is forthcoming in an anthology with the Flash Flood Journal, alongside Costa Short Story Prize winner, Angela Readman. 


Her debut short story collection, My Brother Was a Kangaroo (June 2015) includes award-winning stories, and her debut novel, Take Me to the Castle, won The People's Book Awards in 2013. Her short fiction has been longlisted in The New Writer Magazine Annual Prose and Poetry Prizes by David Gaffney, and won the Litro Magazine Environmental Disaster fiction competition. Her stories have also been published online in Litro Magazine, Ether Books, Spontaneity Magazine, 1000 Words, Flash Fiction Magazine, Paragraph Planet, Flash Flood Journal and The Puffin Review


F.C. Malby lived in Vienna, Austria, for 8 years and previously worked as a portrait photographer and a teacher. She has travelled widely, teaching English in the Czech Republic in the aftermath of the fall of the Iron Curtain, in slum communities in the Philippines and in London. She is in the final stages of her second novel, a psychological thriller set in Vienna.