Avinuo Kire is a writer and teacher from Nagaland, located in the North East of India. She has contributed to various literary journals and anthologies. Kire has authored The Power to Forgive and Other Stories, a collection of short fiction stories and a volume of poetry titled Where Wildflowers Grow. She has also co-authored Naga Heritage Centre: People Stories- Volume One, an anthology of documented oral narratives from Nagaland. She is currently Assistant Professor of English at a local college in Kohima, Nagaland.