HELL/A MEXICAN is an appreciation of the tragicomedy that is existing on American soil with foreign roots. These stories shed light on the boundless experience of living and learning through your identity. This collection, much like us, reaches for hope; Sometimes we find it, sometimes we don’t.
Kevin Madrigal Galindo is a food justice advocate that is reimagining health with ancestral Mexican cooking. He is a first-generation Chicano hijo de su chingada madre from South San Francisco by way of Zapopan, Jalisco. In 2016, he co-founded Farming Hope to provide employment opportunities in food for folks experiencing homelessness. Kevin is a recipient of the Brooklyn Poets Retreat Fellowship for 2021, and his work has been featured in The Boiler, Bozalta, The Antilang Project, The San Franciscan, Edible East Bay, Civil Liberties United, Quiet Lightning, and Xicana Vegan.
Kevin shines light on the comunidad whose work supports countless American lives. In his free time, you can find him feeling his feelings to highly curated R&B playlists.