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Dave Eggers

Dave EggersAKA David Eggers

Born: 12-Mar-1970
Birthplace: Lake Forest, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

Formerly the editor of Might magazine, currently the editor of McSweeney's. Once an editor for, he is now serializing his next novel (a political satire) on that site.

Father: John Eggers
Mother: (maiden name McSweeney)
Brother: Christopher Eggers
Wife: Vendela Vida (editor, The Believer)

    Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Founder, Editor
    Innocence Project Artists' Committee
    Obama for America

    Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (10-Mar-2002) · Himself

Official Website:

Author of books:
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (2000, memoir)
You Shall Know Our Velocity (2002, novel)
How We Are Hungry (2004, short stories)
What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng (2006, novel)

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