Sufjan Stevens Writes Intro For Dave Eggers' Next Project

Sufjan Stevens Writes Intro For Dave Eggers' Next Project
Sensitive indie rockers and tasteful bookworms unite! Literary icon Dave Eggers has recruited ambitious songsmith Sufjan Stevens to write the introduction to The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007, a new project featuring students from Eggers' 826 Valencia tutoring centre and school.

According to publisher Houghton Mifflin, "this lively latest volume of The Best American Nonrequired Reading boasts the best in fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplays, blogs, and anything else, compiled by Dave Eggers and students from his San Francisco writing center. Contributors include Alison Bechdel, Stephen Colbert, Scott Carrier, Lee Klein, Matt Klam, and others."

The book is currently scheduled to hit shops on October 10, 2007.