|Born||March 16, 1933|
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
|Died||March 28, 2017 (aged 84)|
|Genre||Journalism, non-fiction, fiction|
William McPherson (March 16, 1933 – March 28, 2017) was an American writer and journalist. He is the author of two novels, Testing the Current and To the Sargasso Sea, and many articles, essays, and book reviews. McPherson was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism in 1977. He worked as a journalist for The Washington Post during his journalist career.