Monday, November 29, 2010

washington dc saturday

A Book Event and Community Gathering for Parents, Caregivers, and Friends of Kids with Disabilities
Saturday, December 4 · 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Center for Community Change, 1536 U St NW, Washington DC

My Baby Rides the Short Bus: The Unabashedly Human Experience of Raising Kids with Disabilities is an anthology of articles written by parents about the unique joys and challenges of their families.

Light dinner provided -- bring a dish to share if possible. Event space is wheelchair accessible.

The book's co-editor and contributor Jennifer Silverman will be joined by local parents, writers, and activists Tricia Theis Rogalski (, Jane Andrews, Krista Hanson and Burke Stansbury in reading and speaking about their experience of raising kids with disabilities.

For more information, contact Krista:

Co-sponsored by Empower DC and the DC Childcare Collective

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Denver! Boulder!

Readings this weekend:
Saturday 11/13 in Denver at 7 p.m.
27 Social Centre, 2727 W 27th Ave

and Sunday 11/14 in Boulder at 2 p.m.
Left Hand Books, 1200 Pearl Street #10

both with Amy Saxon Bosworth and Jennifer Silverman

Friday, October 29, 2010

Western Mass. Reading

Next Saturday, 11/6, Reading at Food For Thought Books in Amherst, MA. 2 p.m. with Short Bus' Maria June, Jennifer Silverman and Kyra Anderson (Gravity Pulls You In).

Food For Thought Books

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

upcoming events!

Look for us doing readings in Amherst, MA 11/6, Denver 11/13 & Boulder 11/14. Details forthcoming!

Monday, August 9, 2010

My Baby Rides the Short Bus

Thanks to Support for Special Needs for the five days of features on My Baby Rides the Short Bus!
My Baby Rides the Short Bus

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

NYC Reading 8/7!

Portland was fantastic, thanks to all of you who came and especially to Chloe Eudaly for organizing the event.

Next up: NYC, at Bluestockings Bookstore in Manhattan (172 Allen St between Stanton and Rivington), Saturday August 7th at 7 p.m. with:
  • Sharis Ingram
  • Jennifer Silverman
  • Shannon Des Roches Rosa
  • Jennifer Byde Myers

A few copies of our first printing can still be found online, and our second printing (yay!) will be avaialble by September.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

portland 7/24 and NYC 8/7/10!

My Baby Rides the Short Bus contributors will be reading in two fabulous venues this summer!

First, come hear us in the Pacific Northwest with contributor/hostess Chloe Eudaly of Portland's Reading Frenzy zine emporium ( along with Kerry Cohen, Mitzi Waltz, Nina Packebush and co-editors Yantra Bertelli, Jennifer Silverman and Sarah Talbot Saturday July 24th, 7 p.m. at p:ear (338 NW 6th Ave.).

If you're in the NYC area, we'll be at Bluestockings bookstore ( on Saturday, August 7th at 7 p.m. (172 Allen Street) with visiting west coast contributors Shannon Des Roches Rosa and Jennifer Byde Myers plus Sharis Ingram & (co-editor) Jennifer Silverman to commemorate our second printing.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Ally Jeremy Adam Smith has an interesting essay up at Mothering Magazine about making sure to include kids with disabilities and their parents and universal design--and a shout out for My Baby Rides the Short Bus. Read it here:

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

summer news/events

Exciting things are underfoot here at My Baby Rides the Short Bus. We're headed towards a second printing later this summer. Many thanks to Maya Gottfried, who was instrumental in getting us to this point and has a new, beautiful children's book Our Farm --- please check out her website and get yourself a copy. Its proceeds benefit Farm Sanctuary (

Our Short Bus, Long Road tour will be in Portland OR July 24th and NYC August 7th, details to be posted soon.

Our most recent radio interview with contributor Sharis Ingram and co-editor Jennifer Silverman is archived on the WNYC page for the Brian Lehrer Show (

Feel free to email us with any questions at! Hope to hear from you.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Olympia, WA-May 22nd!

The Short Bus, Long Road Tour will be here on May 22nd:
5:30 p.m.
Olympia Timberland Library
313 8th Ave. SE

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Asheville, NC-May 8th!

with co-editor Jennifer Silverman and guest Cheri Brackett (Gravity Pulls You In). Saturday, May 8th at 7 p.m., Firestorm Cafe and Books, 48 Commerce Street

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Boston Reading for My Baby Rides the Short Bus!
with contributors Sharis Ingram, Ziva Mann, Stephanie Sleeper
and co-editor Jennifer Silverman
Sunday, April 25th at 2 p.m.
Lucy Parsons Center, 549 Columbus Ave, Boston

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Short Bus, Long Road

It's been a long time since our last update, but we've been busy reading and presenting at places in Seattle, San Francisco/Berkeley, the Left Forum in NYC, and upcoming dates in Boston (April 25th, Lucy Parsons Center, 2pm), Asheville, NC (May 8, Firestorm, evening) and Olympia, WA (May 22, Olympia Timberland Library, 5:30 pm). If you have a suggestion for a place for us to visit next, please email us at

Thursday, January 7, 2010

with most sincere apologies to author kathy briccetti

who we accidentally published in the book as kathy bricetti! kathy is a wonderful writer who will be welcoming her own book in the spring: Blood Strangers: A Memoir.