cover image

Dave Eggers

American writer, editor, and publisher / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dear Wikiwand AI, let's keep it short by simply answering these key questions:

Can you list the top facts and stats about Dave Eggers?

Summarize this article for a 10 year old


Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He wrote the 2000 best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. Eggers is also the founder of Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, a literary journal; a co-founder of the literacy project 826 Valencia and the human rights nonprofit Voice of Witness; and the founder of ScholarMatch, a program that matches donors with students needing funds for college tuition. His writing has appeared in several magazines, including The New Yorker, Esquire, and The New York Times Magazine.

Quick facts: Dave Eggers, Born, Occupation, Education, Per...
Dave Eggers
Eggers in 2018
Eggers in 2018
Born (1970-03-12) March 12, 1970 (age 53)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Writer
  • editor
  • publisher
  • philanthropist
EducationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Literary movementPostmodern literature, post-postmodern, new sincerity
SpouseVendela Vida
RelativesWilliam D. Eggers (brother)
Constance Demby (aunt)

Oops something went wrong: