AB, Princeton University, 1953. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1961. Doctor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1962.
United States foreign service officer department state, Washington, 1957—1958. Assistant professor Yale Drama School, New Haven, 1962—1966. Director theatre Queen's College, City University of New York, Flushing, 1966—1969.
Freelance writer-producer New York City, 1968—1976. President literature agency Writers House Inc., since 1974. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1953-1956.
Member of Indiana Literature Agents Association (president 1982-1984).
Married Eileen Goudge Zuckerman, 1985. Children: Aaron, Jonah, Kate.