Tabea Farnbacher, born in 1996, is a psychologist and freelance writer. She has been working as a stage poet and teaching creative writing courses since 2016. She is a Federal Award Winner of Young Authors (2018) and became a finalist in the German-language Poetry Slam Championships in the same year. In 2021, she won 2nd place in the KURT Literature Prize in Hanover. For Psychologie Heute she writes a column about her experiences as a psychotherapist in training. Tabea lives and works in the Ruhr area.