Ally has a BA in English Literature and Studio Art from Kenyon College where she received an Academy of American Poets Prize and a Mary Hatcher Prize for Women's and Gender Studies. She graduated with distinction. In 2019, she graduated with a Masters in Fine Arts in Poetry from Syracuse University where she was Editor in Chief of Salt Hill. Ally has taught college level writing at Syracuse University and Hudson County Community College. She now teaches English at EBC High School in Bushwick, Brooklyn. In 2022, she won North Brooklyn Superintendent's Teacher of the Year for EBC.
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