Bachelor, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1957. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1958.
Teacher St. Claire Shores (Michigan) High School, 1958-1959, Saxe Junior High School, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1959-1961. Instructor University Connecticut, Stamford, 1960. Teacher Stuart Country Day School, Princeton, New Jersey, 1971-1996.
Writer in the schools New Jersey State Council on Arts, Trenton, since 1996.
( Activities for exploring the past, present, and future. )
Member Academy American Poets, Poetry Society of America.
Married Thomas A. Lies, September 19, 1959. Children: Elaine Margaret, Brian Thomas.