Brian Spadora is a writer living in New Jersey.  He is working on a narrative nonfiction book about one family’s experience during the Second World War in what is now Western Ukraine.  Brian traveled to Ukraine in December 2005 to cover the work of Ukrainian-American election monitors during the Orange Revolution.  In 2007, he returned to Ukraine to interview former members of the Ukrainian resistance during WWII, and he traveled to Kazakhstan to interview Ukrainians who had been imprisoned in Soviet GULAG camps for nationalist activity.  Brian has an MA in Journalism from New York University and an MFA in Creative Nonfiction writing from Goucher College.

http://brianspadora.com/2010/02/09/why-ukraine-why-me/