According to the bio on his website: "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 120 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."