Hugh R. MacDonald is a singer/songwriter and fiction writer. His YA novel, Trapper Boy was included in The Canadian Children?s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids and Teens. Hugh graduated from Cape Breton University, and works in the human service field. His song, “Trapper Boy,” which he wrote prior to the novel, was included on the world famous Men of the Deeps Coal Miners’ Chorus’ 50th Anniversary Compilation CD. Hugh is a member of the Writers in the Schools program.