Princess Arinola Adegbite or “P. A. Bitez” is a Jamaican-born Nigerian poet, songwriter, filmmaker, and student based in Manchester. In 2017 she won Slambassadors, a national poetry competition, and published her debut poetry collection Soft Tortures. In 2020, she became one of six winners of BBC Words First 2020, a talent scheme searching for the best Spoken Word Poets in the UK. She is a member of Young Identity.
P.A. Bitez’s poems, Ife and The Mother I Never Met, are published by Arachne in our forthcoming anthology, Where We Find Ourselves.