Dave Eggers

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Dave Eggers
Eggers at BookExpo America in 2018
Eggers at BookExpo America in 2018
Born (1970-03-12) March 12, 1970 (age 51)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationWriter, editor, publisher, philanthropist
Literary movementPostmodern literature, post-postmodern, new sincerity
SpouseVendela Vida
www.mcsweeneys.net www.daveeggers.net

Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He wrote the best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius.[1]

Eggers is also the founder of McSweeney's, a co-founder of the literacy project 826 Valencia and the human rights nonprofit Voice of Witness, and the founder of ScholarMatch.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dave Eggers to deliver Brown University commencement address". May 19, 2008. Retrieved December 4, 2009.