Daniel Alarcón was born in Lima, Peru in 1977 and raised in the southern United States. He is associate editor of Etiqueta Negra, a monthly magazine based in Lima. His short-story collection, War by Candlelight, was a finalist for the 2006 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. His first novel, Lost City Radio, is published by HarperCollins in the US and Fourth Estate in the UK. He currently lives in Oakland, California, where he is the Distinguished Visiting Writer at Mills College.
Articles by Daniel Alarcón
Posts by Daniel Alarcón
27 October 2011
From the issue: a fake bloodbath in LA.
14 January 2010
Video: John Freeman speaks to the Peruvian-American author about his piece in the new Granta
26 January 2009
The crowd gathers for the beginning of the American future
19 January 2009
How do you translate the greatest political orator in a generation?
25 November 2008
A conversation with one of Granta’s ‘Best of Young American Novelists’