Aigul Kemelbayeva (born in 1965) is a graduate of the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute. She is the author of more than two hundred articles of literary criticism, written in Kazakh and collected in two monographs. She is also the author of numerous short stories, also written in Kazakh. Her work has been published in the journal Zhuldyz and on the site adebiportal.kz. She is based in Astana.