Welcome to FIYAHCON 2021

Hugh “H.D.” Hunter

Hugh “H.D.” Hunter is a storyteller, teaching artist, and community organizer from Atlanta, Georgia. He’s the author of two self-published books, as well as Futureland (Random House, 2022), and Something Like Right (FSG, 2023). He’s also the winner of several indie book awards for multicultural fiction.

Hugh is committed to stories about Black kids and their many expansive worlds. He loves vegan snacks, basketball, and stories that make you cry — but make you smile after. According to some, he’s the world’s fastest reviser. Check out Hugh’s work at and follow him @hd_tsd.


Catch up with Hugh online – check out his 4-week spec craft class at Catapult beginning in September 2021, and add Futureland, his upcoming sci-fi MG, on Goodreads! Find Hugh at his website, or on Twitter and Instagram at @hd_tsd.


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