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  • Daniel Alarcón: 2015 National Book Festival


  • Daniel Alarcón appears at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Event Date

  • September 05, 2015


  • -  Daniel Alarcón is an award-winning writer who was born in Peru. He has written several novels and short stories, and his work has appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, Harper's, Granta and the Virginia Quarterly Review. A former Fulbright scholar, Alarcón is currently an associate editor at the Peruvian magazine Etiqueta Negra. His published books include "War by Candlelight," "Lost City Radio" and his most recent novel, "At Night We Walk in Circles." He has received a Whiting Writers' Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Alabama Library Association Award for Fiction, a PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award and an International Literature Award. Alarcón is also a co-founder and executive producer of Radio Ambulante, a Spanish-language storytelling podcast.

Running Time

  • 42 minutes 14 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text





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