Yohanna Joseph Waliya
Yohanna Joseph Waliya is a Nigerian digital poet, distant writer, novelist, playwright, winner of the Janusz Korczak Prize for Global South 2020, Electronic Literature Organization Research Fellow and UNESCO Janusz Korczak Fellow, Creator & Curator of MAELD and ADELD [2022 Emerging Open Scholarship Award: Honourable Mention, C-SKI], Executive Director of AELA& ADELI, and Hastac Scholar 2021-2023 . He writes in English and French. Among his works are : La révolte de vie (play), Monde 2.0 (play), Hégémonie Disparue (novel), Quand l’Afrique se lèvera (novel), Homosalus (digital poetry), Momenta (digital poetry), @TinyKorczak (Twitterbot-poetry), Climatophosis (digital poetry: The best use of DH for Fun 2020) etc. He’s also Graduate Assistant at the Department of Modern Languages and Translation Studies, University of Calabar as well as a M.A. French student at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. His research interests cover distant writing, Digital Poetry, Twitterbot-poetry, Twitterature, language discourse etc.