Poet Lidia Yusupova was born in Petrozavodsk in 1963. She has ended faculty of journalism of the Leningrad university, worked in children's edition of the Leningrad radio, in alternative art-magazine for children "Top-Shlep". Since 1996 with breaks abroad: in Israel, then in Canada. Since June, 2004 there lives in Belize. The author of the book of verses "Irasaliml" (1995).