W.B.MacDonald is a writer, historian, poet, and teacher. He was born in New Westminster, British Columbia and graduated from New Westminster Secondary. He received his BA in English Literature from the University of Victoria and his MA in Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia. MacDonald worked as a writer and creative director for more than two decades in advertising. In 2011 Caitlin Press published his history book The Good Hope Cannery. In 2013 Caitlin Press published his Salmonbellies vs. The World: The Story of the Most Famous Team in Lacrosse and their Greatest Rivals. He has published poetry in many Canadian periodicals and in 2018 Guernica Editions published his The Massacre Confirmed Our Worst Suspicions. Two books of short fiction inspired by his experiences in Crescent Beach, Henry The Dwarf and Blackie’s Spit, were published in 2008 and 2015 respectively. He lives in Surrey, B.C.