Graham Bendel

Graham Bendel once used to sweep floors in a cake factory, off Cricklewood. 

He has read fiction, stories and poetry at the Guildford Book Festival (x2), the Southend Arts Festival and London's Barbican Centre. Has written for New Statesman, Huffington Post, Q Magazine and The Big Issue. 

He made a British Independent Film Award Nominated documentary called Billy Childish Is Dead* and has made documentaries on Vic Godard & Subway Sect and Martin Newell/Cleaners From Venus.

His debut novel was called ‘A Nasty Piece of Work’ and was followed by ‘Dress Rehearsal Brags’. His latest is ‘THE COMFORTER (& other rose-tinted struggles)’.

He has DJed on the same bills as Danny Rampling, Alex Turnbull (23 Skidoo), Mark Moore, Eddie Piller and Boy George, etc. And played at venues ranging from The Wag, The Fridge, Jazz Cafe and used to guest at the legendary Blow Up at the Laurel Tree (mod/Britpop club). 

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