Author Alfredo Corchado in Austin to Discuss His Book

Alfredo Corchado will be discussing his book, Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent Into Darkness, at Austin’s Book People on Wednesday at 7pm. The event is free and open to the public, unless otherwise stated. To get a book signed at the event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople.


Alfredo Corchado, Mexico bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, is a noted expert on immigration, drug violence, and foreign policy  between the U.S. and Mexico. Born in Durango, Mexico, Mr. Corchado grew up in California and  Texas. He is a graduate of graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso. A 2009 Neiman Fellow and a 2010 Rockefeller Fellow and a Woodrow Wilson Scholar, Corchado won the Maria Moors Cabot Award from Columbia Journalism School in 2007 for extraordinary bravery and enterprise. In 2010 he was  awarded Colby College’s Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous  journalism. He currently resides in Mexico City, but calls the border home.

Book People, a local independent bookstore is located at 603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, Texas 78703-5413 and the phone is  (512) 472-5050. For more information on the event and how to participate in the book signing, visit

Source: Book People



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