Carley Moore holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Binghamton University, a M.A. in English Literature and Poetry from New York University, and a Ph.D. in English Education from New York University. She is a Master Teacher of Writing in the Liberal Studies Program at New York University and an Associate at the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College. Her dissertation, entitled Seventeen Magazine and the Girl Writer, examines the relationship between popular American culture, American political movements in the last forty years, and how teenage girls have responded to these cultural and political changes in writing for *Seventeen* magazine. Carley’s poetry, essays, and articles have appeared in *The American Poetry Review*, *Brainchild*, *The Brooklyn Rail*, *Coconut*, *Fence*, and *The Journal of Popular Culture*. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux published her debut young adult novel, *The Stalker Chronicles* in 2012. Her current project, a novel, *Live at Roseland*, is about small towns and indie music.