Student, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1950-1953; student, Hamline U., 1980-1982.
Admissions secretary, Cornell College, 1953-1954; clerk, Prudential Insurance Company, Denver, 1954-1955; office manager, American Water Resources Association, Minneapolis, 1974-1979; office manager, Zack Johnson & Associations, St. Paul, 1979-1983; conversational English teacher, Beijing U., 1983-1984; book review editor, columnist, Minnesota Women's Press, St. Paul, 1984-1991; freelance writer, photographer, Estes Park, Colorado, since 1992. Member awards committee The Loft, Minneapolis, 1984-1987. Guest poet, critic variousorgns., schools, since 1969.
Assistant coordinator Poetry Under the Architect program Hamline University, St. Paul, 1974-1981. Volunteer teacher St. Paul Public Schools, 1970-1973. Vice president St. Anthony Park Arts Forum, St. Paul, 1979-1982.
Danforth associate Danforth Foundation, St. Louis, 1965-1978. Board directors Minnesota Literature, St. Paul, 1982-1989. Member Friends of Estes Park Library., Inc., Art Center of Estes Park, Estes Park Prose Writers (founder), Estes Park Poets (founder).
Married William Vincent Williams, September 6, 1953. Children: Michael Alan, Donald Paul, Blythe Anne, Jeffrey Brian.