Les Hunter is a dramatist and critic.

Les Hunter is Assistant Professor of English at Baldwin Wallace University. His articles on theater have appeared in American Theatre Magazine, Text and Presentation, Experimental O'Neill, and The Dramatist; his reviews have appeared in Theatre Survey, Ecumenica, Cutbank, and The Eugene O'Neill Review.

As a playwright, he wrote for the Jackson Heights Trilogy (Theatre 167; published: Indie Theater Now). His other plays include Cyrano de Bergen County, New Jersey (published: Playscripts, Inc.), To the Orchard (2007 National Foundation for Jewish Culture New Play), and Biggest Break (Artistic New Directions). He is a member of the Playwrights GYM at Dobama Theatre, founder of Brooklyn Playwrights Collective, Literary Director of Theatre 167, former Curator of New Plays at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, and a participant of the Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University.

M.A., Brooklyn College, M.F.A., Boston University, Ph.D., Stony Brook University.