Liza Groen Trombi is Editor-in-Chief of Locus magazine. Born in Oakland, California, she has a degree in literature from San Francisco State University and studied editing with Editcetera in Berkeley -- before joining the magazine in 2003. She runs the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle, serves on various awards juries, and has published several titles for the Locus Press imprint. Trombi also serves as Board President of the Locus Science Fiction Foundation. She has won four Hugo Awards for Best Semiprozine (2005-7, 2012) for her work at Locus and has been a finalist the four interceding years.

She still lives in Oakland, with her two daughters and her partner Daryl Gregory.