Diego Báez is a writer, educator, and abolitionist. He is the author of Yaguareté White (University of Arizona Press, 2024). He is the recipient of fellowships from CantoMundo, the Surge Institute, and the Poetry Foundation's Incubator for Community-Engaged Poets. He has served as a board member for the International David Foster Wallace Society, the National Book Critics Circle, and Families Together Cooperative Nursery School. His poems have appeared in Freeman's, The Rumpus, and Granta. Book reviews have appeared in Booklist, Harriet Books, and The Boston Globe. Other writing has appeared in The Georgia Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. He lives in Chicago and teaches at the City Colleges.