About the Author
Bryan Ripley Crandall is an associate professor and Director of Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University. His 25+ years as an educator benefits from the National Writing Project and Hoops4Hope, an international nonprofit that supports youth communities through sport. With twins Abu and Lossine Bility, and several educators, Crandall initiated programs for young people, including Ubuntu Academy, a summer literacy lab for immigrant and refugee youth, and Let’s Do It! A Sports-Writing Lab.