Nili Landesman was born in 1966 in the Kibbutz Ayelet Hashachar in Northern Israel. After military service, which she spent as a journalist at the army magazine Bamachane, she moved to Tel Aviv. There she worked for the popular magazine Ha´ir as a music journalist.
After that she became one of the trendsetting fashion journalists in Israel. During that period, she wrote two very successful novels. Moreover Nili Landesman wrote numerous TV scripts. Her third novel In good and bad times, her most ambitious book so far, was enthusiastically reviewed by critics and initially climbed the bestseller lists in Israel after publication.