Adrian Grima (Malta,1968) is a prizewinning author of poetry collections and short stories for adults and adolescents in Maltese. He has read his poetry in many countries in the Mediterranean and Europe, and also in Australia, Nicaragua, and Bali and Makassar in Indonesia. Collections of his poetry in translation have appeared in English, German, Italian and French: The Tragedy of the Elephant (2005), Deciphered Lips (Northern Ireland, 2013), Adrian Grima (Berlin, 2010), La coda della freccia (Italy, 2011), and Ici arrivent les mouettes (2012). His most recent publication is Klin u Kapriċċi Oħra (KKM 2015) (Rosemary and other indulgences), his third solo collection of poems in Maltese.
Adrian Grima is also one of the founders of the cultural NGO Inzijamed and its Malta Mediaterranean Literature Festival, established in 2006. He teaches literature in the Department of Maltese at the University of Malta. He has written and edited a number of academic works, and read and published papers in many countries, focusing mainly on literature in the Mediterranean.