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Anthony Otero

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in Bronx, New York, The United States
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July 2010


Anthony Otero, a Bronx native, Syracuse University alum, Afro-Latino blogger/podcaster, and former contributor to the Huffington Post, has aspired to be a published author for most of his life. He began his blogging career in 2009 which chronicled his journey through life as a student affairs professional going through a divorce to his journey toward self-publishing.

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 they know it.

The Book of Isabel is a follow-up story that explores Louis' past while examining his present situation which is filled with questions about friendsh
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Average rating: 4.19 · 432 ratings · 128 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

4.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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The New Normal

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This is the new normal. I feel like I’m watching the world from inside a box and everything outside of it is on fire. I don’t want to think about the doom and gloom of it all but for the second time in my life, I’m witnessing a paradigm shift as its happening. I remember what life was like before 9/11 and it was a different world. Once this whole thing

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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
"This review can also be found on my blog: https://graphicnovelty2.com/2019/06/2...

“Puerto Rico Strong is a comics anthology that explores what it means to be Puerto Rican and the diversity that exists within that concept, from today’s most exciting P" Read more of this review »
Puerto Rico Strong by Hazel Newlevant
"After hurricane Maria, it took 2 1/2 days to talk to my wife and 5 days to talk to my mom. I felt helpless, desperate, and hope wavered. I don't always pray but when I do, I mean it. I prayed a lot during that time. A lot. For my family, for my frien" Read more of this review »
Puerto Rico Strong by Hazel Newlevant
"🇵🇷 Cultura es orgullo el orgullo es éxito 🇵🇷 Culture is pride, Pride is Success.
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Puerto Rico Strong is a culmination of short graphic novel stories about Puerto Rican History, Culture and personal stories about their connection to it, and experi" Read more of this review »
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The use of words and metaphors in this book were so impactful to me. Every piece of this story is so left me on an emotional edge that really made me think about what it was like to grow up in a strict household in which creativity is not seen. This ...more
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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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