Adrian Belmes is an author and editor. He writes poetry, compiles chapbooks, and produces zines.
He is the editor in chief of Badlung Press, a micro-press of trauma, publishing chapbooks, artist books, and zines. He is a managing editor at Fiction International and most recently worked on their 51st issue, World in Pain. He is also the vice president of State Zine Collective and the editor in chief of The Koala Newspaper at SDSU, a satirical newspaper self-touted as "The Worst in Collegiate Journalism".
Adrian is a trans gay Jewish man existing currently. He was born in Odessa, Ukraine. Currently, he resides in San Diego, where he is completing a B.A. in English at San Diego State University.
He can be found @adrian_belmes and encourages you to bother him, frequently.