Edward McPherson

​Assistant Professor of English
MFA, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
research interests:
  • Nonfiction Writing

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1122
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Edward McPherson is the award-winning author of three nonfiction books and numerous essays. His work has appeared in such outlets as the New York Times Magazine, the Paris Review, and Salon.

For more information, visit Edward McPherson's department profile.

From our podcast:

Hold That Thought Podcast

Slippery Nonfiction

Numerous psychological studies have shown that if multiple people witness the same event, it's possible for all of them to walk away with very different stories of what happened. Edward McPherson explores truth and memory in nonfiction.