Anthony Otero

Author, Student Affairs Professional

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 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 friendships and lost loves. He currently resides in Harlem, New York and works for Barnard College.