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Juliet Takes A Breath: Gabby Rivera & Tee Franklin

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe & Bar

126 Crosby Street

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The Bronx's very own Gabby Rivera is joined by award winning, GLAAD-nominated comic writer Tee Franklin to discuss her book Juliet Takes a Breath, now available in hardcover!

Read more about Juliet Takes A Breath here. All book sales support Housing Works!

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Gabby Rivera is the author of AMERICA, the debut solo series for America Chavez, Marvel's first queer Latina superhero. Her debut novel Juliet Takes a Breath was called “f*cking outstanding” by Roxane Gay and won the 2017 Silver IPPY Award for Best LGBTQ Fiction. Her latest short story O.1 can be found in Victor LaValle’s recent anthology A People’s Future of the United States. Her eco-dystopian comic series b.b. free will be published in November. Follow Rivera on Instagram & Twitter.

Tee Franklin is a Queer, disabled, Black woman who writes comics: The Outfit (Nailbiter #27), A Blazin’ (in the Ignatz award-winning Elements Anthology), Tears (in the Eisner-winning and New York Times Best Seller, Love is Love), and Inclusive Press/Image Comics Queer romance graphic novella, Bingo Love. Franklin won the 2017 Queer Press Grant for Bingo Love and raised almost $60k for this graphic novella via Kickstarter. Franklin created her own publishing company, Inclusive Press, in order to publish her own comics, as well as comics by other marginalized creators.

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