Cheever, son of the novelist John Cheever, is the author of four adult fiction
novels, one children’s book, and two nonfiction books. He has also been an editor at Reader’s Digest and a newspaper reporter
for the New York Times, Nation, and New Yorker. He has taught at The New School for Social Research and
the Benning MFA program and has hosted a television show called About Writing. He lives in
Pleasantville, New York, with his wife and sons.