Graham grew up outside Washington, DC, where he became involved in the local music scene and grass roots anti-racist activism, animal rights and Ecology. In 2000 he relocated to Europe, eventually earning an MA from Malmö University in Sweden. First as a musician and then as a writer, his work has taken him all over the world. Previously, Graham was editor-in-chief at environmental news site greenfudge.org and the History section of madefrom.com. He contributes regularly to latincorrespondent.com and asiancorrespondent.com.