President, REFORMA/LA & Bilingual Outreach Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library
Yago S. Cura is a Bilingual Outreach Librarian with the Los Angeles Public Library and President of the Los Angeles Chapter of REFORMA (www.reformala.org). Cura runs HINCHAS Press, which publishes the Librarians with Spines series, with the help of Max Macias and Autumn Anglin, and the online literary journal, Hinchas de Poesia (www.hinchasdepoesia.com), with the help of Jim Heavily and Jennifer Therieau. Most recently, Cura contributed a chapter, “Senior Citizen Zinesters” (HINCHAS, 2019), to the second volume of Librarians with Spines and was interviewed by Stacy Russo for her book, A Better World Starts Here: Activists and Their Work (Sanctuary, 2019). In 2018, Cura published “Hoisting the Disenfranchised Over the Digital Divide in South Central Los Angeles” in the anthology Poet-Librarians in the Library of Babel: Innovative Meditations on Librarianship (Library Juice, 2018).