Om My Sistagyrl Lotus by Veronica Precious Bohanan Print
Written by Robert ID2409   
Thursday, 09 March 2006 05:46

An accomplished writer, Ms. Bohanan is half of the writing, performance, and artistic team of AquaMoon, a duo dedicated to providing a voice for disenfranchised women and youth. She is also a member of the Nommo Gathering Black Writers Collective and is a co-founder of SpokenExistence, Inc., a woman-based organization focused on bridging the gap on all issues that marginalize Black women and youth.

She describes her first collection of poetry and prose as, "With Om: My Sistagryl Lotus I unapologetically, yet humbly and poetically, journee between street talk, gentrification, the informal economy, race and gender relations, self-discovery, friendship, love, traveling abroad, spirituality, hip-hop ,women's health, and Black wom(b)anhood."

Veronica welcomes you to her 'sistagyrl lotus''.

You are invited to the book release celebration of:

Om: My Sistagyrl Lotus

a collection of poetry and prose

by: veronica precious bohanan ''moon''

Poetry reading and book signing

Saturday, March 11, 2006


at Brainerd Branch Library

1350 W. 89th Street Chicago

Free and hor d-overs will be served

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Om: My Sistagyrl Lotus can be purchased HERE

UnSilenced Woman Press was conceived out of the womb of a sista who asks, “Why be silent, when now is the time to speak out!” 

This women-centered press exists to cultivate the creativity and voice of girls and women of African descent, by publishing emerging and established writers.  Our aim is to publish poetry, spoken word, dramatic works, memoirs, historical documents, fiction, art work and essays that embrace the many dimensions of being a girl and woman. 

It is important for us not only to reach the scholarly reader, but we place an equally high priority on making our published works accessible and applicable to that girl or woman on the corner, on the block, in the confines of corporate’s front desk, on lock down in the prison industrial complex, and to those surviving day-to-day.

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Chicago, IL 60604

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