Lars Eighner

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Birthday
25, 1948
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Texas

About

American memoirist and short story writer who is best known for his much-anthologized essay, "On Dumpster Diving."

Before Fame

His early publications include Elements of Arousal, Gay Cosmos, and other works of erotica.

Trivia

He became homeless in the 1980s, an experience that is detailed in Travels with Lizbeth, his famous memoir of life on the streets with his beloved dog.

Family Life

He grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas and was the grandson of poets Alice Ewing and John Arthur Vail.

Associated With

He was born in the same year as fellow author Terry Pratchett.

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