Raymond Bendall established Bendall Books in 1993 having held editorial, production and management positions for a small independent magazine, a large government information office, and a medium-sized national cultural association. Prior to establishing his firm, he was managing editor at short-lived Vancouver Community College Press, publishing educational materials for the college sector in the 1980s. Born in Montreal, he has a journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnical University (Toronto) and has attended four Banff Publishing Workshops. He lives near Mill Bay on Vancouver Island.

[BCBW 2003] "Publishing"