Bachelor with honors, University Michigan, 1960. Postgraduate in Russian Literature, Columbia University, 1962. Postgraduate, Teachers College Columbia University, 1963.
Editorial assistant Random House College Department, New York City, 1961. Secretary Curtis Brown Literature Agency, 1961. Teacher Seward Park High School, 1963-1975.
Associate editor American Craft Magazine, 1980—2000, senior associate editor, since 2000. Consultant and educated Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1977-1978, educated and writer Elie Wiesel Foundation, New York City, 1992, writer United Federation of Teachers, New York City, 1972 and 1974, American Federation Teachers Washington, 1976-1977.
Married Ronald Sanders, March 19, 1967 (deceased January 11, 1991).