Adrian Belmes is an author, editor, and book artist. He writes poetry, compiles chapbooks, makes books, 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 senior editor at Fiction International. He is also the vice president of State Zine Collective and the editor in chief of The Koala Newspaper at SDSU.
Adrian is a trans, gay, Jewish man 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.