Lydia Wei

Lydia is a top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2019, and wrote and judged August challenge #1: Re-mixing History, Fiction and the Unexpected on Young Poets Network in 2020.

She is the first-prize winner in the tree poetry challenge, the Thinking Outside the Penalty Box challenge and the 2018 August challenge #1 on prose poems. She is the second-prize winner in the meme challenge, written and judged by poet Rishi Dastidar, and in the Civilisation and Its Discontents challenge inspired by Freud’s work of the same name; and the third-prize winner in the 2018 August challenge #4 on using the vernacular in poetry, and in the Timothy Corsellis Poetry Prize 2018.