Gankhu Sumnyan teaches English at W. R. Govt. College, Deomali, Arunachal Pradesh. His book of poetry `Old Friends' Parade’ was shortlisted for Satish Verma Young Writers Award 2015. Four of his poems were also published by Indian Literature magazine in 2015. His short story "Caring" was published by Cafe Dissensus Magazine in March 2020.