Yohanna Joseph Waliya is a lecturer at University of Calabar, a Nigerian digital poet, distant writer, ludokinetic writer, novelist, playwright, python programmer, winner of the Janusz Korczak Prize for Global South 2020, Electronic Literature Organization Research Fellow, UNESCO Janusz Korczak Fellow, Creator & Curator of MAELD and ADELD [2022 Emerging Open Scholarship Award: Honourable Mention, C-SKI], Executive Director of AELA& ADELI (https://africanelit.org ), International Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference on Web and Social Media [ICWSM ] Virtual Scholar 2021-2022, and Hastac Scholar 2021-2023. He writes in English and French. Among his works are : La récolte 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), Inferno 2.0 (ludokinetic poetry).


  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Inferno 2.0”(e-poetry). ShufPoetry. Issue 9: https://www.shufpoetry.com/issue-9.html. Fall 2021.
  • "@KorzakDramatist" (Twitterbot-dramatist) KorczakDramatist (@KorczakD) / Twitter January 2021
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. "Monde instable "(e-poem). Taper #5: Pent Up: https://taper.badquar.to/5/monde_instable.html Fall 2020
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. "Pope Lost Hope"(e-poem). Taper #5: PentUp: https://taper.badquar.to/5/pope_lost_hope.html. Fall 2020.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. "Climatophosis" (e-Poem: Winner of the Best Use of DH for Fun): http://thenewriver.us/climatophosis/?fbclid Spring 2020.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. La récolte de vie. Yaoundé: Édition Ifrikiya, 2013.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. "@TinyKorczak" (Twitterbot poetry): https://twitter.com/TinyKorczak 29 February 2020.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. La révolte des jeunes dans Les espoirs perdus d'Unimna Angrey. Saarbrücken: Editions Universitaires Européennes, 2016
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. Les dieux et leurs subalternes ont tort. Paris: Edilivre. 2014.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. Hégémonie disparue Smashword, USA. 2016.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Post Digital Text (PDT) Reads the Readers Instead” The Future of Text. Ed. Frode Alexander Hegland. London: Future Text Publishing, 2021. Vol. 2. 207-209.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Botification of the Twitterary Protest Poetry: @Protestitas’ Protestitas.” Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures, no. 22, 2020. doi:10.20415/hyp/022.r07
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. "Digital Knowledge Integration (DKI): When Transhumanism (H+) Meets Digital Humanities (DH)". International Journal of Pedagogy, Innovation and New Technologies (IJPINT) 7.1 (2020): 39-49. DOI:10.5604/01.3001.0014.4456 https://ijpint.com/resources/html/article/details?id=208507&language=e
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Digital Activism & Botification of Janusz korczak’s Concepts in “Twitterature.”” What would Korczak do?: Refections on Education, Well-being and Children’s Rights in the Times of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Ed. Odrowaz-Coates, Anna. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Akademii Pedagogiki Specjalnej, 2020. 21-40.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. "Musicolinguistics: Deciphering the Nigerian Hip-Hop Music: Cryptolect." Language, Discourse & Society (LD&S), 7.1 (2019): 43-57. https://www.language-and-society.org/volume-7-number-1-june-2019/
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph** and Wilson-Ama'Echefu, Karen M*. "Niger: Modern and Contemporary Performance Practice." The SAGE International Encyclopaedia of Music and Culture. Ed. Janet Sturman. Thousand Oaks, SAGE Publications, Inc., 2019. 1585-1587. Doi: 10.4135/9781483317731.n521.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. « « C’est tout bon ! » de Corinne Albaut comme poésie numérique: Relation entre le texte et l’image .» Ndụñọde: Calabar Journal of the Humanities 13.1 (2018): 126-141.
  • Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Calabar lesbian cryptic languages.” Symbolic violence in socio-educational contexts. A post-colonial critique. Ed. Odrowaz-Coates A, et Goswami S. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Akademii Pedagogiki Specjalnej, 2017. 112-126.
  • Waliya,Yohanna Joseph. « Contrastive study of the trend of metamorphosis of political activism using theatre in the twentieth and twenty-first century. » International Journal of Pedagogy, Innovation and New Technologies (IJPINT) 4.1 (2017): 80-86. DOI:10.5604/01.3001.0010.4988 https://ijpint.com/resources/html/article/details?id=154163#173004
  • Andrews, Jim. Énigme n. Translated by Yohanna Waliya and Nathalie Funk, 2019. http://www.vispo.com/animisms/enigman/index.htm
  • Andrews, Jim. Seattle détourné. Translated by Yohanna Waliya and Nathalie Funk, 2019. http://www.vispo.com/animisms/SeattleDriftFrench.html
  • E-literary creativity on the dark web: Covid-19 Whatsapp bot’s interactive storytelling in WhatsApperature

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