Morgan Hughes is a native of New York City, where he lived for 30 years before moving west, spending eight years in St. Paul, MN, as a journalist and musician. He lived briefly in Lancaster, PA, and currently resides in Northwest Connecticut.
A hockey writer since 1979 covering the National Hockey League, his work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, books and, for several years, on the backs of Topps trading cards.
During the 1990s, Hughes enjoyed an extended stint playing the pedal steel guitar in a number of local Twin Cities bands and Midwest road bands. He co-wrote and recorded the CD Muse of Fire with Roger Johnson and Friends in 1999.
He is the father of two teenagers, Gwyneth and Jack, and is currently at work on the sequel to The Farce News, entitled The Teflon Camels.