Rob J. Quinn


The Birth of Super Crip is Rob J. Quinn’s first novel. He started as a freelance writer at the Philadelphia Inquirer Sports section, and wrote several articles on the disability community in the local section of the paper. He moved on to eventually work full-time for a leading children’s book publisher, and wrote a title for the publisher on a freelance basis. Quinn spent two years working for a non-profit, which worked to assist people with disabilities purchase the assistive technology they need to live more independently. In the summer of 2013, he self-published I’m Not Here to Inspire You: Essays on disability from a regular guy living with cerebral palsy. He has also published several articles on the Huffington Post.

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I’m Not Here to Inspire You: Essays on Disability from a Regular Guy Living with Cerebral Palsy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
In this collection of essays, Rob J. Quinn offers insights on his own experiences as a man living with cerebral palsy and challenges the perceptions of people with disabilities offered by the able-bodied world. Many of the pieces are meant to give teens and young adults living with physical disabilities a new perspective on some of the issues they are dealing with in their daily lives.
The Birth of Super Crip
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Red O’Ryan spends most of his days like many high school juniors. Cerebral palsy is just part of his life, and he doesn’t think experimental treatments he’s receiving for the disability are doing anything. When a confrontation with a football player ends with the bully on the ground, Red knows he never touched him. Soon, Red realizes he may have to do more than get used to the nickname Super Crip.

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bully    cerebral palsy    disability    super power    teens