Diego Báez


Chicago, IL

Author's Bio

Diego Báez is a writer, educator, and abolitionist. He is the author of Yaguarete White (Univ. Arizona, 2024), a finalist for the Georgia Poetry Prize and a semifinalist for the Berkshire Prize for Poetry. Poems, book reviews, and essays have appeared online and in print. A fellow at CantoMundo, the Surge Institute, and the Poetry Foundation’s Incubator for Community-Engaged Poets, Báez has served on the boards of the National Book Critics Circle, the International David Foster Wallace Society, and Families Together Co-operative Nursery School. He lives in Chicago and teaches at the City Colleges.

Publications & Prizes

Yaguareté White (University of Arizona Press, 2024)

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Last update: Aug 09, 2023