Yi Wei is a first generation Chinese writer with a BA in Asian American Studies and English from Swarthmore College. She currently serves as the Assistant Flash Fiction Editor at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. Yi has been awarded the Lois Morrell Poetry Prize and is the third place winner for the 2021 Sappho Prize for Women Poets. Her work is in Palette Poetry, Lantern Review, and Crosswinds. She’s headed to NYU’s MFA program in poetry this fall, as a Writer in the Public Schools fellow!