Ismael "ish" Galvan is a first-generation Mexican writer from San Diego, California. He graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor's degree in Art History and Art Theory. Galvan currently lives in Japan as an English teacher with his wife.
Through subversive writing, his stories focus on characters at the bottom of the social ladder. His signature Gutter Surrealist style portrays the beauty in ugly things, all the while, leaving them ugly.