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Daniel Alarcon

5 out of 5

Assistant Professor of Broadcast Journalism at Columbia University; Author, Known for "At Night We Walk in Circles" and "Lost City Radio"

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 Daniel Alarcon Biography

Daniel Alarcón began working as a journalist in 2004, first in print for Latin American outlets such as Etiqueta Negra, and later for American and European publications including Harper’s, the New York Times Magazine, El País, and Granta, where he was named a Contributing Editor in 2010. In 2012, he co-founded Radio Ambulante, a groundbreaking Spanish language podcast, the first of its kind covering Latin America with long-form narrative radio journalism. Under his leadership, Radio Ambulante has reported stories from all over the region, and partnered with outlets like Public Radio International and BBC Mundo to reach audiences across the US and worldwide.

Alarcón’s long-form journalism has included deeply reported pieces focusing mainly on Peru, the country where he was born, with topics ranging from the rise of the new nationalist left, the book piracy industry, and the emerging democracy inside Lima’s most notorious prison, Lurigancho. This last piece, All Politics is Local, was published in Harper’s in 2012, and was a finalist for a National Magazine Award that year.

Alarcón began his career as a fiction writer. His first short story, City of Clowns, appeared in The New Yorker in 2003, and HarperCollins published his first collection, War by Candlelight, two years later. His first novel, Lost City Radio, was published in 2007, named a Best Book of the Year by critics across the country, and eventually translated into over a dozen languages. At Night We Walk in Circles, his most recent novel, was a finalist for the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Foundation Award.

Alarcón graduated from Columbia University in 1999 with a BA in Anthropology; he earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa in 2004. In 2012-13, Alarcón joined the University of California Berkeley’s Graduate Journalism School as an Investigative Reporting Fellow.

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The King Is Always Above the People: Stories (Alarcon, Daniel)

The King Is Always Above the People: Stories (Alarcon, Daniel)

At Night We Walk in Circles: A Novel

At Night We Walk in Circles: A Novel

Lost City Radio

Lost City Radio

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Daniel Alarcon

5 out of 5

Assistant Professor of Broadcast Journalism at Columbia University; Author, Known for "At Night We Walk in Circles" and "Lost City Radio"

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Daniel Alarcon Biography

Daniel Alarcón began working as a journalist in 2004, first in print for Latin American outlets such as Etiqueta Negra, and later for American and European publications including Harper’s, the New York Times Magazine, El País, and Granta, where he was named a Contributing Editor in 2010. In 2012, he co-founded Radio Ambulante, a groundbreaking Spanish language podcast, the first of its kind covering Latin America with long-form narrative radio journalism. Under his leadership, Radio Ambulante has reported stories from all over the region, and partnered with outlets like Public Radio International and BBC Mundo to reach audiences across the US and worldwide.

Alarcón’s long-form journalism has included deeply reported pieces focusing mainly on Peru, the country where he was born, with topics ranging from the rise of the new nationalist left, the book piracy industry, and the emerging democracy inside Lima’s most notorious prison, Lurigancho. This last piece, All Politics is Local, was published in Harper’s in 2012, and was a finalist for a National Magazine Award that year.

Alarcón began his career as a fiction writer. His first short story, City of Clowns, appeared in The New Yorker in 2003, and HarperCollins published his first collection, War by Candlelight, two years later. His first novel, Lost City Radio, was published in 2007, named a Best Book of the Year by critics across the country, and eventually translated into over a dozen languages. At Night We Walk in Circles, his most recent novel, was a finalist for the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Foundation Award.

Alarcón graduated from Columbia University in 1999 with a BA in Anthropology; he earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa in 2004. In 2012-13, Alarcón joined the University of California Berkeley’s Graduate Journalism School as an Investigative Reporting Fellow.

Daniel Alarcon Videos

  • Daniel Alarcón: 2015 National Book Festival - YouTube
  • Daniel Alarcón: City of Clowns - YouTube
  • Interview with Daniel Alarcón - YouTube

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  • How much does it cost to book Daniel Alarcon?

    Booking fees for Daniel Alarcon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Daniel Alarcon, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Daniel Alarcon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Daniel Alarcon for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Daniel Alarcon for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Daniel Alarcon or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Daniel Alarcon or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Daniel Alarcon is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Daniel Alarcon for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Daniel Alarcon generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Esmeralda Santiago, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Malcolm London, J.R. Martinez and Diane Guerrero. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Daniel Alarcon for an upcoming event.

Daniel Alarcon Speaker Videos

  • Daniel Alarcón: 2015 National Book Festival - YouTube
    Daniel Alarcón: City of Clowns - YouTube
  • Interview with Daniel Alarcón - YouTube

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