Mike Hunter, Editor-in-Chief at CBU Press, has an MA in Communication and Culture from York University. Mike has lived in Cape Breton since 1984 and has been assoicated with the university since 1996. He took over as Editor-in-Chief in January 2003, guiding the Press from publishing four books in 2003 to twelve books in 2011 – nine in 2012. Although Mike has a varied career history, his related experience includes managing editor of a small-town newspaper, freelance for the Halifax Chronicle Herald and other periodicals and has published several articles in academic presses. Mike lives in Port Hawkesbury. When not hunched over a manuscript, he may be found on the trails: hiking in summer, skiing in winter.