As a carpenter living in Victoria, McPherson, born in 1952, published his first collection of fiction, Everything but the Truth (Arsenal Pulp, 1996) in which some of the stories were drawn from his experiences managing a youth hostel for two years. His next collection of fiction was Dragon (Ekstasis, 1998), followed by Bone Island (Ekstasis, 2003).

[BCBW 2003] "Fiction"