Liz Gorinsky is an editor at Tor Books, where she edits a list that includes acclaimed speculative fiction authors Fred Chao, Liu Cixin, Felix Gilman, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, Mary Robinette Kowal, George Mann, Cherie Priest, Lev Rosen, Brian Francis Slattery, Catherynne M. Valente, and anthologists Ellen Datlow and Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. She also acquires and edits short stories for Tor.com and assists editors Patrick and Teresa Nielsen Hayden. She is a five-time Hugo Award nominee in the Best Editor, Long Form category.
Liz came to Tor after studying English, psychology, and computer science at Columbia College in New York City, but draws just as frequently on the skills she learned during a three-year stint as president of the Columbia University Science Fiction Society. In her free time, she cooks exotic foods, watches a ton of theatre, and enjoys Eurogames, indie RPGs, and Nordic larp. She lives in Alphabet City in Manhattan.