Larissa Bilevitch was born in Kazan, Russia in 1978. At the age of 20 she immigrated to Israel, where she studied at Haifa University. She received an MA in English and English Literature and Teaching Certificate. Between 2002 and 2009 she worked as an English teacher in secondary schools in Israel.
In 2009 she moved to Bogota, Colombia where she currently lives with her husband and two children.
She speaks Russian, English, Spanish and Hebrew. In 2015 she started writing fiction in Russian. She has translated some of her works into English.