Bachelor magna cum laude, University Texas, 1979. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1980.
Newsperson United Press International, Dallas, 1980-1990. Freelance writer, since 1990.
Assistant Books Change Lives contest. Member American Society of Composers, National Association Science Writers, Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Richard Alan Rosen, November 24, 1985. Children: Leala F. Rosen, Eva M. Rosen.