Quinn Bradlee

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Quinn Bradlee
Born Josiah Quinn Crowninshield Bradlee
(1982-04-29) April 29, 1982 (age 32)
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)
Education Lab School of Washington
The Gow School
Spouse(s) Pary Anbaz-Williamson
Parent(s) Benjamin C. Bradlee
Sally Quinn

Josiah Quinn Crowninshield Bradlee EsqStJ, FSA Scot (born April 29, 1982) is an American author and filmmaker.[1][2][3][4]


Bradlee is the son of former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee and journalist Sally Quinn.[5][6][7]

He attended the special education Lab School of Washington until the tenth grade.[8] He graduated from the Gow School in 2002.[9][10] He attended special programs at Landmark College and American University.[11]

Bradlee has learning disabilities and velo-cardio-facial syndrome.[12][13][14] He is the author of a memoir entitled A Different Life: Growing Up Learning Disabled and Other Adventures, documenting his efforts to overcome VCFS. Bradlee helped make a film about VCFS and the VCFS International Center in Syracuse, New York, which debuted in 2007.[1][15]

Bradlee is the webmaster of Friends of Quinn, a website for learning disabled people, part of the Healthcentral Network.[13] It offers “resources and support for young adults with learning differences.”[16] The Friends of Quinn website uses the dyslexic-friendly Dyslexie font. Bradlee interviewed director Steven Spielberg for Friends of Quinn. In the interview, Spielberg said he has dyslexia.[citation needed]

Bradlee married yoga instructor Pary Anbaz-Williamson on April 10, 2010.[17][18][19]


  1. ^ a b Ryan Holeyworth (2007-06-06). "'Post' son brings little-known syndrome into focus". USA Today. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  2. ^ Quinn Bradlee (2009-03-18). "Money Doesn't Buy (True) Friends". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  3. ^ Craig Wilson (2009-03-30). "J. Quinn C. Bradlee, son of 'Post' power duo, writes of disabilities". USA Today. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  4. ^ Quinn Bradlee (2009-04-29). "The Ups and Downs of Living with Learning Disabilities". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  5. ^ Mallozzi, Vincent M. (2010-10-08). "Pary Anbaz-Williamson, Quinn Bradlee". The New York Times. 
  6. ^ "Washington Social Diary - Sally!". Newyorksocialdiary.com. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  7. ^ "Quinn Bradlee may change wedding date - ANNE SCHROEDER MULLINS | POLITICO CLICK". Politico.com. 2010-08-27. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  8. ^ http://www.ldaamerica.org/stateline/documents/09apr/quinn-bradlee.pdf
  9. ^ "Quinn Bradlee Talks About Life with Learning Disability | Online NewsHour | May 6, 2009". PBS. 2009-05-06. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  10. ^ "Worldwide reputation - Buffalo - Business First". Bizjournals.com. 2003-07-14. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  11. ^ Wendorf, James H. "Quinn Bradlee | Youth Engagement Associate". NCLD. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  12. ^ "Something About Sally". Vanity Fair. 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  13. ^ a b Wilson, Craig (2009-03-30). "Quinn Bradlee, son of 'Post' power duo, writes of disabilities - USATODAY.com". Usatoday30.usatoday.com. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  14. ^ "Quinn Bradlee: 'Independence' Is The Scariest Word: My Life With Learning Disabilities". Huffingtonpost.com. 2012-06-06. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  15. ^ Timothy Johnson (2007-06-17). "Newspaper Editor's Son Tackles His Own Disease in Film". ABC News. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  16. ^ "Friends of Quinn website provides community for people with dyslexia - News 14". Triad.news14.com. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  17. ^ Mallozzi, Vincent M. (2010-10-08). "Pary Anbaz-Williamson, Quinn Bradlee". The New York Times. 
  18. ^ "Reliable Source - Love, etc.: Ben Harper and Laura Dern; Quinn Bradlee and Pary Williamson". Voices.washingtonpost.com. 2010-10-11. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  19. ^ Quinn, Sally (2010-02-19). "The kids are all right. It's mom who's to blame. - Washington Post". Articles.washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2013-09-28.