Dave Eggers Explains the The Name Of His Literary Journal McSweeneys

An eccentric who gave his name to a literary quarterly created and edited by American novelist Dave Eggers has died at age 67. Eggers explains how the unknown letter-writer inspired him.

“Back in 1998, for a journal I was planning to put out, I started collecting fiction, essays and experiments that couldn’t find a publisher elsewhere. Because the journal consisted of work that didn’t fit in mainstream publishing, I decided to name the journal Timothy McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern.”

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