The Best American
Nonrequired Reading 2013
WALTER MOSLEY, guest introducer, is the author of more than forty-three critically acclaimed books, including the major best-selling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins. His work includes literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs, and a young adult novel. He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy, and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
DAVE EGGERS, editor, is the editor of McSweeney’s and a cofounder of 826 National, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers for youth, located in eight cities across the United States. He is the author of seven books, including What Is the What, Zeitoun, Wild Things, and A Hologram for the King.