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Daniel Alarcón | Interview

Daniel Alarcón & Helen Gordon

‘The strangest parts of a story are not necessarily the fictional elements.’

Daniel Alarcón

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 novels include Lost City Radio and At Night We Walk in Circles, and his story collection, War by Candlelight, was a finalist for the 2006 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. He currently lives in Oakland, California, where he is the Distinguished Visiting Writer at Mills College.

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Helen Gordon

Helen Gordon is a former associate editor at Granta.

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