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Princess Arinola Adegbite

Princess Arinola Adegbite or "P. A. Bitez" is a Jamaican-born Nigerian poet, songwriter, filmmaker, and student based in Manchester. Born in 2000 Bitez has appeared in the Young Writers Anthologies and has received multiple Young Writers Awards. In 2017 she won Slambassadors, a national poetry competition and published her debut poetry collection 'Soft Tortures' which deals with heartbreak, loss, existence and mental illness from an adolescent point of view. In 2020, she is one of six finalists 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.

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