Steve McPherson is a musician and writer who’s lived in the Twin Cities since 2004, where he’s performed with bands and artists including Big Trouble, Brutal Becomings, Crossing Guards, Jessy Greene, and Heiruspecs. His work as a critic and journalist has appeared in “Pulse of the Twin Cities” (where he was the Music/Film/Theater Editor from 2005 – 2007), “City Pages,” “The Onion’s” A.V. Club, the “Star Tribune,” “Skyscraper Magazine” and “Reveille Magazine,’ an online music magazine he founded in 2007.
Steve is currently finishing his MFA in Creative Writing at Hamline University, where he recently received the W. Quay Grigg Award for Excellence in Literary Study, and works as a publicist for Innova Recordings, the label of the American Composers Forum in Saint Paul.
His poetry appears in “rock, paper, scissors,” his fiction appears in a forthcoming collection from Green Lantern Press and he will be the Assistant Fiction Editor for literary annual Water~Stone Review’s 14th edition.