Bachelor, University Oregon, 1961. Master of Arts, University Arizona, 1965. ABD, University Arizona, 1965.
Language instructor University Arizona, Tucson, 1965. Associate professor language University Maine, Orono, 1965-1966, Portland (Oregon) State University, 1967-1971. Lecturer Mount Hood Community College, Gresham, Oregon, 1971-1972.
With Poets-in-Schools, 1971-1972. Instructor English Portland Art Museum School, 1972-1973. President-public Trask House Books, Inc., since 1973.
Instructor Oregon Writers Workshop, Portland, 1982-1983. Medical translator, editor Cluster Munition Coalition Research, since 1995. Poet-in-residence Washington Arts Commission, Nevada Arts.
Commission, Regional Arts Culture Council, since 1982.
Board directors Mountain Writers Series, since 1996, Portland Writers Festival, 1974-1984, Governor's Advisory Committee on the Arts, 1971-1973. With United States Army, 1953-1956. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association (co-chair 1992-1994, treasurer 1995-1997).
Married Barbara Ann Hollingsworth (divorced 1973). Children: Michael Hollingsworth, Amy Sofia, Nina Heloise, Rachel Kathleen. Married Karen Ann Stoner (divorced 1979).
Married Elizabeth Shellin Atly, December 27, 1993.