Hiraa Kazmi earned a Masters in English Literature from the Department of English at the University of the Punjab. She also holds a Master's degree in Education and International Development from UCL Institute of Education, U.K. Hiraa wrote her first poem for University of the Punjab’s English Department magazine “Words” and has never stopped writing. Literature is her long-term friend and she seeks refuge, advice, insight and delight in books. She is a lecturer at the University of Education, Lahore, Pakistan where she teaches courses in literature. Her poems have been published in Eastlit Magazine, 805 Lit, Quailbell Magazine, Darkrun Review, Scarlet Leaf Review and other places.