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[[Image:Medusa.jpg|thumb|right|Artwork by Cristy Road]]
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'''Cristy Road''' is a Cuban-American [[zinester]] and graphic artist originally from Miami and living in [[New York]]. She wrote the [[perzine]] [[Greenzine]] and has published a series of books and [[graphic novel|graphic novels]].
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'''YOU''' (November 2001-) [[zine]] takes the form of a free anonymous letter addressed to you from various writers, usually handwritten, often sealed in a paper bag, published by [[Luke You]]. The letter is often signed off 'from Luke' but may also be written by different people.  While the significant majority of issues is published in English, a small number of issues have been published in other languages, including German and Arabic.
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In 2012 she released [[Spit and Passion]] (Feminist Press), a graphic novel about surviving the pre-teen closet amidst a homophobic society. Road's prior books include [[Indestructible]] ([[Microcosm Publishing]], 2006), [[Bad Habits]] (Microcosm Publishing, 2008), and [[Distance Makes The Heart Grow Sick]] (Microcosm Publishing, 2007).
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'''YOU''' is published on average in an edition of 200, however ocassional 'zine bagging workshops' have created significantly larger editions. '''YOU''' is freely circulated in Australia (Melbourne, Bendigo, Castlemaine, Traralgon, Sydney, Adelaide, Wollongong, and Perth), the U.S.A. (Chicago, San Francisco, Portland, Kansas City) and the U.K. (London and Glasgow). It is also distributed internationally by [[Sticky|Sticky Institute]] and [[Microcosm Publishing]].
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''Greenzine'' began in 1997 as a Green Day [[fanzine]], but gradually became a [[perzine]] about Road's various homes of Miami and Philadelphia, racism in her communities, the strength of her friends, coming to terms with assault, gender, sexuality, and identity and more. The final issue, #14, was published in 2004. [[Cristy_Road|Read More...]]'''
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Artwork by Cristy Road
Artwork by Cristy Road

Cristy Road is a Cuban-American zinester and graphic artist originally from Miami and living in New York. She wrote the perzine Greenzine and has published a series of books and graphic novels.

In 2012 she released Spit and Passion (Feminist Press), a graphic novel about surviving the pre-teen closet amidst a homophobic society. Road's prior books include Indestructible (Microcosm Publishing, 2006), Bad Habits (Microcosm Publishing, 2008), and Distance Makes The Heart Grow Sick (Microcosm Publishing, 2007).

Greenzine began in 1997 as a Green Day fanzine, but gradually became a perzine about Road's various homes of Miami and Philadelphia, racism in her communities, the strength of her friends, coming to terms with assault, gender, sexuality, and identity and more. The final issue, #14, was published in 2004. Read More...

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