Liliya Gazizova was born in Kazan. After graduating from Kazan State Medical Universit she graduated also from The Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow. Her verses and prose were published in such national and local journals as Znamya, Druzhba Narodov, Unost, Daugava, Tatartsan, Idel, Kazan, Literaturnaya Gazeta, and almanac Istoky. She is the author of seven books of poetry collections, anthologist of Russian and Tatar poetry and a famous translator of Tatar poetry into Russian. Liliya Gazizova is a member of Writers Union of Russian Federation, corresponding member of Peter’s Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is an Honoured Artist of the Republic of Tatartsan, laureate of Derzhavin’s Literature award and the winner of Russian National Contest named after A.Borovik