AB, San Francisco State University, 1955; Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1961.
Poet, since 1955; teacher, College of Marin, 1965-1979; food columnist, San Francisco Chronicle, 1985-1987; writer, since 1968.
Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, International Food Journalists and Writers, Academy American Poets, Overseas Press Club.
Married Warren M. Marcus (divorced 1981). Children: Stacey Ann, Shelby Alice, Sarah Naomi. Married Ian Holroyde Wilson.