Bachelor's Degree, R.C. Theological Institute, Iasi, Romania, 1959. Master of Arts, University Bucharest, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bucharest, 1981.
Master of Arts, University Cambridge, England, 1985.
English editor, Secolul 20 World Literature Journal, Bucharest, 1970-1985; research associate, Catholic U. American, Washington editor, Voice of America, Washington, 1986-1991; chief editor, Romanian Svc., Washington, 1988-1991; chief Romanian service, Voice of America, Washington, since 1991. Lecturer in literature U. Bucharest, 1970-1978, Catholic U. American, 1990-1991. Consultant Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, 1985-1988.
Member Romanian Writers Union.
Married Alexandra Târziu, June 11, 1973.