Flora de Falbe graduated from Cambridge in 2017 and subsequently studied for a master’s in creative writing while working as a bookseller. She was a Foyle Young Poet in 2011 and 2012 and the Ledbury Festival Young Poet in Residence in 2016. Her play ‘The Beck’ was performed in Cambridge in 2016, and her poetry has been published by Magma, Ambit and The Emma Press.

The Foyle Young Poets’ Recording took place on 23rd October 2018 at the Soundhouse Studio, Acton, West London.

Poems by Flora de Falbe

Trump As Mouse - Flora de Falbe
Men Who Murder - Flora de Falbe
It’s Chinatown - Flora de Falbe
Boy Grandad - Flora de Falbe

Books by Flora de Falbe



Cambridge English Faculty’s Quiller-Couch Prize: winner - Blessed is my Grandad


Cambridge English Faculty’s T.R. Henn Memorial Prize: winner - The Beck (play)


Poetry Book Society student poetry competition - ‘What she said to the old man’


Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award - ‘Five Things About the Lake’


Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award - ‘4pt suicide note’

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