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Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) 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 writing has appeared in several magazines. His works have received a significant amount of critical acclaim.

Age: 45
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

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Dave Eggers is married to Vendela Vida.
Vendela Vida
  • Commenced Dating: 2002
  • Date Married: 26 April 2003
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2005 As Smart As They Are: The Author Project Himself
2002 Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) Himself
1992 HBO First Look Himself
2011 American Teacher producer
2013 Her thanks
2008 Anatomy of Numbers very special thanks
2012 Promised Land
2009 Away We Go
2009 Where the Wild Things Are


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Nominated for 4 Awards | Won

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