Ifunanya Juliet Ottih, a Nigerian writer and poet, is a Linguistics and Communication Studies graduate from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. In May 2021, she was awarded the most outstanding delegate in the 55.0 Online International Model United Nations Conference. In addition, she is the second prize winner of the February to March 2021 edition of the Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) and a 2018 finalist of the World Youth Essay Competition (WYEC).
She has been published in the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) 2020 anthology, Kalahari Review, The VAW Journal, Bansi iii, and was longlisted for the 2020 PIN Annual Food Poetry Contest.
Ifunanya is the Assistant Secretary (Intern) of Poets In Nigeria Initiative, Moderator of the PIN 10-Day Poetry Challenge, GlassDoor Initiative's Poetically Written Prose Contest, and the Pioneer Moderator of the PIN Connect Centers Poetry Writing Contest (CCPWC), Initiatives of Poets In Nigeria.