Daniel Alarcón

Daniel Alarcón is the host of Radio Ambulante, an award-winning Spanish-language podcast distributed by NPR. Radio Ambulante uses long-form audio journalism to tell neglected and under-reported Latin American and Latino stories. His books include War by Candlelight, a finalist for the 2005 PEN-Hemingway Award, Lost City Radio, named a 2007 Best Novel of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle and The Washington Post. His most recent novel, At Night We Walk in Circles, was a finalist for the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award. His graphic novel, City of Clowns, was published in 2015. He is a recipient of a Lannan Literary Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Fulbright Fellowship. In 2008, he won a National Magazine Award with the Virginia Quarterly Review for a special issue he edited about South America.