Aigerim Tazhi was born in the western Kazakhstani city of Aktobe in 1981. She is a graduate of the Aktyubinsk (Zhubanov) State University. Her only book of poetry so far, БОГ-О-СЛОВ was published in 2003. She has received literary prizes in Kazakhstan and Russia for poems in the collection. In 2011 she was a finalist for the Russian Debut Prize in poetry. Her work has been translated into English, French, and Armenian. Tazhi was one of the creators of a project of literary installations, ‘The Visible Poetry,’ in 2009. She lives in Kazakhstan.