Oct 27, 2013 — Daniel Alarcon's new novel is set in an unnamed, war-scarred Latin American country. The protagonist, Nelson, is an aspiring playwright — though he doesn't pursue his dreams with much diligence. Alarcon discusses his own views on working as an artist and his creative process.
Jun 12, 2005 — Daniel Alarcon was born in Peru and raised in Alabama. His fiction reflects the cross pollination of those two cultures which he says is just a small part of a larger global trend of mobility and intermixing. His first book of stories in called War by Candlelight. Martha Woodroof of NPR station WMRA reports.