Hugh R. MacDonald is the author of the acclaimed YA novel Trapper Boy (CBU Press 2012). He is also a singer and songwriter. Hugh has been a member of the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia for many years. His work has also been published online and in two anthologies. Hugh is a graduate of Cape Breton University and works in the human service field. Us and Them is his second YA novel. He resides in Cape Breton with his wife, Joanne.