Student, Bowdoin College, 1977. Bachelor in Humanities, Willamette University, 1978. Postgraduate, Oxford (England) University, 1985.
Master of Arts in English, Middlebury College, 1986.
Poet-in-the-schools Massachusetts Education Cultural Collaborative, 1987-1992. Instructor expository writing Harvard University Extension School, 1987-1992. Instructor writing seminars various companies, since 1990.
Art critic SAnta Fe Magazine of Arts, since 1992. Instructor poetry University New Mexico, since 1993. Writer Recursos of Santa Fe, 1995.
Instructor Haystack Mountain School Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine, 1995, writing retreat at Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1996. Poet-in-residence Voyageurs National Park, Minn, 1996.