Max Yeh lives in the mountains of New Mexico with his wife and daughter. Besides writing fiction and screenplays, he works on a wide range of topics from literary theory and linguistics to art history and science. He was born in China, educated in the United States, and has lived in Europe and Mexico. He taught at the University of California, Irvine, and at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Recently, he has been adjunct professor of English at New Mexico State University and Assistant Chief of the Hillsboro Fire and Rescue Department.