Alter S. Reiss is a scientific editor and field archaeologist. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife Naomi and their son Uriel, and enjoys good books, bad movies, and old time radio shows. Alter’s work has appeared in Strange Horizons, F&SF, and previously in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and his first longer work, Sunset Mantle, was recently published by the tor.com imprint.
- “Sea of Dreams” — Issue #196, March 31, 2016
- “By Appointment to the Throne” — Issue #155, September 4, 2014
"There is a deep, strong backstory behind these events: the history of the Xac people, their political/ethnic factions. Fortunately, the author handles it all well, providing us just enough information to intrigue and inform, yet not too much." —Lois Tilton, Locus online