Alex Shvartsman is a writer, anthologist, translator, and game designer. His adventures so far have included traveling to over 30 countries, playing a card game for a living, and building a successful business. Alex resides in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and son.
Since 2010, Alex sold over 100 short stories to a variety of magazines and anthologies. His fiction has appeared in Nature, Analog, Strange Horizons, InterGalactic Medicine Show, Galaxy’s Edge, and many others. Click here for the complete bibliography.
Alex won the WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction in 2014 and was a finalist for the Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Fiction in 2015, and again in 2017.
If you’re seeking reprint, audio, or translation rights to any of Alex’s stories, or are interested in soliciting a brand-new story for your magazine or anthology, please feel free to reach out.
Alex edits Unidentified Funny Objects — an annual anthology series of humorous science fiction and fantasy short stories. He’s also the editor of The Cackle of Cthulhu, Humanity 2.0, Coffee, Dark Expanse and Funny Science Fiction anthologies.
Alex’s translations from Russian have appeared or are forthcoming in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Apex Magazine, Samovar, Amazing Stories, and other venues. He’s occasionally available for freelance translation projects, feel free to reach out.