I’m Jack Cheng. I was born in Shanghai, grew up in Michigan, and spent almost a decade in New York. Now I live in Detroit. My first novel for young readers, See You in the Cosmos, came out in 2017 and has been translated into over thirty languages. I’m working on the next one.
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- These Days, a novel I funded through Kickstarter in 2013.
- Essays from my days working in tech: The Slow Web, Dad’s Idea, Habit Fields.
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