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Dave Eggers named Telluride poster artist

Eggers_smallAuthor Dave Eggers has been tapped as the 39thTelluride Film Festival poster artist, it was announced Monday.

Eggers, who penned acclaimed novel “The Heartbreaking Work of a Staggering Genius,” has recently co-written two screenplays, including Spike Jonze’s adaptation of “Where the Wild Things Are.”

Eggers will attend the fest over Labor Day weekend to present his poster design and hold a poster signing for festival guests. A special reception will also be held to honor Eggers, sponsored by the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television.

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