Jack Cheng is a Shanghai-born, Detroit-based author of critically acclaimed fiction for young readers. His debut middle grade/young adult novel, See You In The Cosmos, is winner of the 2017 Golden Kite and Great Lakes Great Reads awards. His forthcoming book is set simultaneously in present-day metro Detroit and 1960s Communist China. He has visited schools across the country to speak with students about finding their path as a writer and artist, and volunteers with 826michigan on in-class writing projects in Detroit Public Schools.
Cheng served as a 2021 Kresge Artist Fellowship panelist in Literary Arts.