Carley Moore grew up in Jamestown, a small, snowy city in upstate New York. She is the author of the young adult novel, The Stalker Chronicles, which was published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in March 2012. Carley is also a poet, whose work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Aufgabe, The Birdsong Collective, The Blue Letter, Coconut, Conduit, Connotation Press, Fence, Linebreak, and Painted Bride Quarterly. Recently, she became the Book Review Editor for the website, Writing in Public, which promotes the art of the essay across borders and boundaries. Carley’s a full-time faculty member in the Liberal Studies Program at New York University, where she teaches writing. She is a founding member of the Brooklyn Writers Collaborative and a long-time Associate for Bard College’s Institute for Writing and Thinking—two organizations with strong writing-centric missions.
Carley lives with her husband and daughter in New York City and is the co-curator of the POD reading series with poet, Matt Longabucco.