Dave Eggers

Novelist, Author

1970 –

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Who is Dave Eggers?

Dave Eggers is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He is known for the best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and for his subsequent work as a novelist and screenwriter. He is also the founder of McSweeney's, the co-founder of the literacy project 826 Valencia, and the founder of ScholarMatch, a program that matches donors with students needing funds for college tuition. His works have appeared in several magazines, most notably The New Yorker. His works have received a significant amount of critical acclaim.

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Born
Mar 12, 1970
Boston
Also known as
  • David K. Eggers
  • Eggers
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Spouses
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lived in
  • San Francisco

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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