Alvaro Zinos-Amaro is co-author, with Robert Silverberg, of When the Blue Shift Comes, which received a starred review from Library Journal. Alvaro's short fiction, reviews and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Analog, Nature, Galaxy's Edge, Strange Horizons, the Los Angeles Review of Books and other venues. His website is Waiting for My Aineko (myaineko.blogspot.com).
Alvaro grew up in Europe, mostly, and despite the advice of his betters earned a BS in Theoretical Physics at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) in 2003. Alvaro’s short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Analog, Nature and Galaxy’s Edge. Alvaro, a previous Finalist of the Writers of the Future contest, has also published numerous reviews, critical essays and interviews in The Los Angeles Review of Books, SF Signal, Strange Horizons, The New York Review of Science Fiction, Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction and other venues. Alvaro’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Star*Line and Apex and has been nominated for a Rhysling award. Alvaro currently edits the blog for Locus magazine. Alvaro and his co-conspirator and sometimes editor (read, girlfriend) currently reside in sunny Irvine, California.