Victoria Adukwei Bulley is a British-born poet, writer and filmmaker of Ghanaian heritage. Born and raised in Essex, England, she is an alumna of the Barbican Young Poets, Octavia Poetry Collective and The Complete Works. Also a filmmaker, Bulley directed MOTHER TONGUES, an intergenerational poetry, film and translation project exploring the indigenous linguistic heritages of poets of colour. She is the winner of an Eric Gregory award and has held residencies internationally in the US and Brazil. Her debut poetry collection, Quiet, published by Faber in 2022, circles around ideas of black interiority, intimacy and selfhood, and has been described as a ‘poetics of balance’. The book is set for North American release in 2023 with Knopf.