Ansley Moon was born in India and raised in the Southern state of Georgia. She is the author of the poetry collection How to Bury the Dead (Black Coffee Press). Her poems have appeared in J Journal, PANK, Southern Women's Review and elsewhere. She holds a M.F.A from The New School and is the recipient of a Kundiman fellowship. She lives in Brooklyn, New York and works as a Teacher.

As an Asian American adoptee, much of her work examines adoption, infanticide and women's rights in India. She is working on a new collection of poetry, tentatively titled Girl Country  which explores many of these issues.