Daniel Alarcón




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Daniel Alarcón

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Daniel Alarcón’s fiction and nonfiction have been published in The New Yorker, Harper's, Virginia Quarterly Review, Salon, Eyeshot and elsewhere. He is Associate Editor of Etiqueta Negra, an award-winning monthly magazine based in his native Lima, Peru. His story collection, War by Candlelight, was a finalist for the 2006 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award, and the British journal Granta recently named him one of the Best Young American Novelists. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Fulbright Scholarship (2001), a Whiting Award (2004), and a Guggenheim Fellowship (2007). He lives in Oakland, California, and his first novel Lost City Radio was published in February 2007.

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At Night We Walk in Circles

3.63 avg rating — 1,683 ratings — published 2013 — 20 editions
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Lost City Radio

3.65 avg rating — 1,603 ratings — published 2007 — 29 editions
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War by Candlelight: Stories

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City of Clowns

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The Secret Miracle: The Nov...

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Bogota 39

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Los provincianos

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El rey siempre está por enc...

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Ausencia

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“The city was lovely. There could be no place in the world to which he belonged so completely.
That was why he'd always dreamed of leaving, and why he'd always been so afraid to go.”
Daniel Alarcón, At Night We Walk in Circles

“You don’t sound like a scientist, you sound like a poet.”

Rey smiled, “Can I be both?”

But you’d rather be a poet.”

Who wouldn’t?” he said.”
Daniel Alarcón

“Nothing builds community like complaining.”
Daniel Alarcón, Lost City Radio

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