W.B. (Bruce) MacDonald was born in New Westminster, BC. He has been published in the Malahat Review, Quarry, and the Antigonish Review. His poem "i like your parents' liquor store, baby" won first prize in This Magazine's "Great Canadian Literary Hunt." He is the author of eight books including Heroes and The Mornin' The Psychedelic '60s Came Splashin' Through Tidal Pools. Before turning to writing Bruce owned an award-winning advertising agency. The Good Hope Cannery is his first book of BC history.