Graham Caveney

Graham Caveney began his writing career at the New Musical Express in the 1980s before going to write for a variety of papers and magazines including The Face, City Limits, Q, The Guardian, The Independent, The Independent On Sunday, Arena and GQ.

He has published four books:

Shopping In Space: Essays on Blank American Fiction (Serpent’s Tail, 1992; with Elizabeth Young); biographies of William Burroughs – The Priest, They Called Him (Bloomsbury, 1997) and Allen Ginsberg – Screaming with Joy (Bloomsbury, 1999).

His most recent book, The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness (Picador, 2017), is a memoir about growing up in the North of England during the 1970s and his experiences of Catholic sexual abuse.

He is a graduate of the Universities of Warwick and Leeds and was a lecturer at the University of East Anglia and the University of Nottingham.

Photo courtesy of Rebecca Kidd

Books by Graham Caveney