Distant Writing: Creating Literary Twitterbots Using Tracery and CBDQ

generated image of African robot poet.
DALL-E generated image. Prompt: African Robot Poet

Today, I will be offering a Twitter & Mastodon Bot workshop at the 2nd African Electronic Literature Alliance International Workshop Conference (AELAIWC2022). Here’s a link to the resource I will be using for the workshop.

By Leonardo Flores

Professor Leonardo Flores is Chair of the English Department at Appalachian State University. He taught at the English Department at University of Puerto Rico: Mayagüez Campus from 1994 to 2019. He is President of the Electronic Literature Organization. He was the 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen in Norway. His research areas are electronic literature and its preservation via criticism, documentation, and digital archives. He is the creator of a scholarly blogging project titled I ♥ E-Poetry, co-editor of the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 3, and has a Spanish language e-lit column in 80 Grados. He is currently co-editing the first Anthology of Latin American Electronic Literature. For more information on his current work, visit leonardoflores.net.