Alex Kane is the managing editor of the Critical Press, a publisher of books on film and culture, as well as an executive producer of the Star Wars documentary The Prequels Strike Back. A graduate of the 2013 Clarion West Writers Workshop, his fiction has appeared in more than a dozen venues. He has also published essays, reviews, and criticism in Foundation, The New York Review of Science Fiction, SF Signal, and Omni, among other places. He lives in west-central Illinois.