Anthony Otero

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Anthony Otero, a Bronx native, Syracuse University alum, Afro-Latino blogger, and frequent contributor to the Huffington Post, has aspired to be a published author for most of his life. He began his blogging career in 2009 with his first blog called Inside My Head that chronicled his journey through life as student affairs professional at Syracuse University. Upon his return to NYC in 2012, he created a new blog called Volume 2 that continues his journey toward self publishing his first book entitled Hanging Upside Down .

His first book, Hanging Upside Down, is a fiction novel that explores the pressures men face after divorce, the consequences of letting good intentions go astray, and how a single turn of events can change the world as the
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Average rating: 4.22 · 227 ratings · 83 reviews · 3 distinct works
Hanging Upside Down

4.48 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Book of Isabel

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This story starts in May of 2017. My girlfriend was set to go to Denver for a conference and I knew that I had a limited window in order to buy a ring. This was during a time where graduation has just happened at Barnard College and I was contemplating my life. I had goals that I wanted to achieve both inside and outside my job and, to be honest, I’m not getting any younger. So t...

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Stephens Ghost (Horror)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 17, 2015 11:36AM
Description: Don't play with things you don't understand.
The House (Short Story) (Drama)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:37PM
Description: A broken man has one option to get out of his marriage. But what does it cost him?
The Angel of Death (Horror)
6 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:36PM
Description: Marie dreams of people being killed only to realize that people who die in her dreams die in real life. This is old project that I am scrapping and re-writing this entire story. Here are six chapters of my old work. --unedited.
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Puerto Rico Strong by Hazel Newlevant
"One of the most cohesive comics anthologies I've read in a long time, each one of these short stories brims with pride and love and emotion. The book may have overdone it with the taino-related stories at the expense of Puerto Rico's African roots..." Read more of this review »
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"For the longest time, I didn't know Puerto Rico was part of America, as they didn't teach us this in school. They should have every right that us on the Mainland have.

It was great learning more about their culture."
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“I would tell you that she is global warming.
She’s the one that completely altered the
climate of my life and like the people
on this planet, I’m not ready for her.”
Anthony Otero, Hanging Upside Down

“They say that a near death experience makes a person see a flash of their past, but that hasn't happened to me at all.”
Anthony Otero, Hanging Upside Down

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“I would tell you that she is global warming.
She’s the one that completely altered the
climate of my life and like the people
on this planet, I’m not ready for her.”
Anthony Otero, Hanging Upside Down

“They say that a near death experience makes a person see a flash of their past, but that hasn't happened to me at all.”
Anthony Otero, Hanging Upside Down

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