The International David Foster Wallace Society would like to send out a big congratulations to Board Member and Co-Coordinator of the Diversity Team Diego Báez on being selected as a 2020 Emerging Critic by the National Book Critics Circle. To see the announcement from the NBCC, navigate to https://membership.bookcritics.org/emerging-critics/
Here is the announcement on the NBCC webpage:
“Diego Báez is the recipient of fellowships from the Surge Institute and CantoMundo, and has completed a residency at Sundress Academy for the Arts in the hilly outskirts of Knoxville, Tennessee. He writes regularly for Booklist magazine, and his poetry, fiction, and book reviews have appeared at The Rumpus, The Acentos Review, and The Georgia Review, among others. He is a coordinator for the Diversity Committee of the International David Foster Wallace Society, for which he curated Spotify playlists based on the bibliographies in Signifying Rappers. He lives in Chicago and teaches at Harry S Truman College. Find him online @diego_baez”
Please join us in congratulating Diego on his accomplishment!