Poet, editor, and novelist Hugh MacDonald is a former poet laureate for Prince Edward Island. He is perhaps best known to Islanders as the PEI representative for Random Acts of Poetry, which has brought poetry to the streets and workplaces across Canada. A retired teacher, Mr. MacDonald is a full-time writer. His children’s books include Crosby and Me and Chung Lee Loves Lobsters, which won the L.M. Montgomery Children’s Literature Award. In 2004 he was presented with the Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Literary Arts on Prince Edward Island.