In 2009, Sonia Farmer founded Poinciana Paper Press to make handbound limited-edition chapbooks of Caribbean literature, including for her own work. She now almost exclusively self publishes with her own press using multiple methods of distribution and materials.

Sonia latest poetry collection, The Best Estimation in the World, is now available. To order your copy of the limited edition book with letterpress-printed covers, email Sonia at sonia [at] You can also pre-order a print-on-demand copy at Amazon.

Her print-on-demand book that accompanies its original artist book, A True & Exact History: A Reading (2018) can be found at various online distributors including Amazon.

Her fist full-length poetry collection, Infidelities, which was longlisted for the 2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature in the poetry category, can be purchased in Nassau, The Bahamas, at The Current: Baha Mar Gallery & Art CenterDoongalik Studios, or at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. Copies are also available at Prairie Lights in Iowa City and at Paper Based in Trinidad. Autographed copies of the limited edition book with letterpress-printed covers will soon be available to purchase online at Poinciana Paper Press. Print-on-demand and eBook copies can be found at various online distributors including Amazon.

Limited-edition chapbooks and artists books of her own writing published under Poinciana Paper Press include:

The Red Thread Cycle (2019)

A True & Exact History (2018)

Thorns/Sargassum (2017)

This Is Not a Fairtytale (2016)

Ten Recipes for Disaster (Plus VAT) (2016)

The Overall Record for Being Human (2016)

Offerings Material (2014)

Cutting Teeth/Clipping Feathers (2013)

Grow (2008)

What Becomes Us (2008)

Books published through other presses include:

Now That I Change: (This Is Not) an Interview with the Creative Arts Director (Current Books, 2018)

For purchasing inquiries, reach out to Sonia at sonia [at]