Terrence Cheng is the author of Sons of Heaven (HarperPerennial, 2003) and Deep in the Mountains (WatsonGuptill, 2007). His work has appeared in Bronx Noir, Glimmertrain, Nimrod and The Chronicle of Higher Education. He was a James Michener Fellow at the University of Miami. In 2005 he received a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Cheng is currently on leave from his faculty appointment to serve as associate provost for academic programs.