Cristy Road

Cristy Road

Cristy C. Road is a Cuban-American illustrator, writer and musician who’s been supplying creative work for punk rock, publishing, & social justice movements since she was a teenager in Miami, circa 1997. Road self-publishedGreen’zine for ten years, and has since released three illustrated novels which tackle gender, sexuality, mental health and cultural identity (with a tinge of bathroom humor and curse words): “Indestructible” (2005), “Bad Habits” (2008) and her most recent work, “Spit and Passion” (2013), a graphic queer-coming-out memoir (about staying in the closet and listening to Green Day). C.Road’s work has been featured in the Baby Remember My Name: New Queer Girl Writing Anthology, Live Through This Anthology, Maximumrocknroll, Razorcake, New York Magazine, The Advocate, The Progressive, and countless other published works. She’s toured nationally and internationally on her own, and with Sister Spit: The Next Generation. She is currently illustrating the NEXT WORLD TAROT Card Deck; and fronting her pop-punk band, The Homewreckers. Cristy lives and works in Brooklyn, NY with her cat Miss Chippy.

Cristy will be performing at Flame Con on Saturday, August 20th.

 

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