Daniel Alarcón

Daniel Alarcón’s fiction and nonfiction have been published in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Virginia Quarterly Review, Salon, Eyeshot, and elsewhere, and anthologized in Best American Non-Required Reading 2004 and 2005.

He is Associate Editor of Etiqueta Negra, an award-winning monthly magazine based in his native Lima, Peru.

A former Fulbright Scholar to Peru and the recipient of a Whiting Award for 2004, he lives in Oakland, California, where he is the Distinguished Visiting Writer at Mills College.

His story collection, War by Candlelight, was a finalist for the 2006 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award. His first novel,

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