SONIA FARMER is the founder of Poinciana Paper Press. Her work often engages with contemporary Bahamian society through the lens of history and mythology, specifically in the realms of feminism and the tourism industry. Her artwork has been exhibited throughout Nassau including at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, Doongalik Studios, The Hub, & the Central Bank Art Gallery. Her poetry has won the 2011 Prize in the Small Axe Literary Competition and has appeared in Tongues of the Ocean: Words and Writing from the Islands, The Caribbean Writer, Poui, the WomanSpeak Journal, and Moko Magazine. She holds a BFA in Writing from Pratt institute and is currently pursuing her MFA in Book Arts at The University of Iowa.