Student, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1946—1948. Student, Institute of Children's Literature, Redding Ridge, Connecticut, 1983.
Visiting poet Edison Elementary School, Burbank, California, 1985—1987. Consultant on cultivating creativity in children K-6th grades, since 1981. Charter member Women's Artistic Network, since 2006.
Member of Academy American Poets, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
Married Robert Arthur Ain, July 1, 1950. Children: Robert Arthur, Judith Pattison, Elizabeth Dravis.