‘F.C. Malby’s writing is intense, beautifully realised and ice-sharp.’ Jonathan Taylor, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, University of Leicester, and editor of Overheard, Salt Publishing


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I Want to Wear a Dress with Lemons All Over It, Sledgehammer Lit Mag, July 2021

This is the Year I Learn to Float, Flash Flood Journal, June 2021 (10th Anniversary of National Flash Fiction Day)

You Fold Yourself into Tiny Spaces, Reflex Press, June 2021

Small Sounds Ricochet Through the Darkness, Idle Ink, June 2021 (In memory of Sarah Everard)


You Fold Yourself into Tiny Spaces, Longlisted, Reflex Press Quarterly international flash competition, Spring 2021 (forthcoming, Reflex Press Anthology, 2022)

You Bruise Easily, nominated Non Poetry Publication of the Year, Spillwords Press Awards 2021


Praise for Blood Red ‘It takes a great talent to drag me in so quickly.’

Praise for The Bench ‘This is minimalist writing at its best.’

Praise for Bird ‘It’s a treasure, pure poetry.’