Spit and Passion
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About the Author
Cristy C. Road is a Cuban-American artist, writer and musician who's
been supplying creativity for punk rock, publishing, & social justice
movements since she was a teenager in Miami, circa1997. Road self-published
Green'zine for ten years, and has since released three illustrated novels which
tackle gender, sexuality, mental health and cultural identity; truthfully spoken
with curse words and bathroom humor: "Indestructible" (2005), "Bad
Habits" (2008), "Spit and Passion" (2013), and her most recent project, The
Next World Tarot, a traditionally illustrated Tarot deck depicting resilience and
revolution. C.Road's illustrations has been featured in New York Magazine, The
Advocate, The New York Times, Maximumrocknroll, Razorcake, Bitch Magazine,
Bust Magazine, and countless other publications; as well as on shirts, record
album covers, concert and political advocacy posters worldwide.
As a musician, Road is a songwriter and guitarist. She fronted the pop-punk
group The Homewreckers for eight years, and currently fronts her new project,
Road has been touring nationally and internationally on her own, with her
punk rock bands, and with Sister Spit: The Next Generation since 2001.
Cultivating a performance trajectory with a consistent show of defiance, she
performs at bookstores, record stores, basements, bars, college campuses, and
She is a Gemini and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.