Sonia Farmer – The Bahamas

Sonia Farmer is a Bahamian writer, book artist, publisher, and educator whose practice shifts the gaze in forming Caribbean identity, culture, and space. Through her small press, Poinciana Paper Press, she works with writers and artists to advance cultural ownership and voice in Caribbean narratives and self-publishes her poetry collections, chapbooks, and artist’s books, including “Infidelities” (longlist, 2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature) and “A True & Exact History” (winner, 2019 Holle Award for Excellence in Book Arts & semi-finalist, the MCBA Prize). She is currently building a center for book arts in The Bahamas.