Plamen Chetelyazov was born in 1982 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He studied at the University of National and World Economy in Sofia and at the University of Plovdiv. In 2005 he participated in the programs for cultural exchange between Bulgaria and the United States of America and spent the summer in Seaside Heights, NJ. Plamen works as a curator and publicist for the Regional Museum of History, Plovdiv. Before joining the Museum, he was a probationer at Darik Radio, lifestyle journalist at Mylife magazine and an editor at Anonce newspaper. His literary pieces have appeared in the magazines Egoist, Kanape and the Bulgarian edition of Glamour. Plamen is the author of two novels, Imago and Paranoia, the latter being published in Bulgarian by LiterNet in 2007. In 2015 the American publishing house Neverland Publishing released Flaws of Oblivion - an anthology of poetry, prose and photography that showcases the talents of five emerging writers from around the world including Plamen Chetelyazov.