Ryan Bubalo

Ryan Bubalo lived in Sulaimaniyah, Iraq, from 2008-2010. He taught English and helped design the Academic Preparation Program at the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani. He also coached the university's first women's basketball team, which was featured in the award-winning documentary Salaam Dunk. He currently lives in Seattle and is finishing his own Iraq war novel entitled Time of Our Choosing.