Lydia Host

Writer, poet, translator.

Select published works:

Short fiction

Bitter Water
Published in The Woven Tale Press Vol. X #3, 2022.

A Soul In Bliss
Published in The Raven's Perch, 2022.

Published in The Decadent Review, 2022.

A Story about a Man and His Dog
Presented by The Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, 2021.

Published in OyeDrum, 2021.


Rhyme Scheme (Excerpt)
Published in The Global City Review, 2023.

Published in Oyster River Pages, 2022.


Starry View by Oktay Rifat
Co-Translated with Oğul Köseoğlu
Published in The Southern Review, Summer 2023.
Nominated for Best Literary Translations 2025, Deep Vellum

Two Poems by Küçük İskender and Birhan Keskin
Co-Translated with Oğul Köseoğlu
Published in Stone of Madness Press, 2023.