AB, Brown University, 1978. Master of Science, Simmons College, 1980. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1988.
Library. Bryant College, Smithfield, Rhode Island, 1980-1982, Rice University, Houston, 1982-1985. Teaching fellow Boston University, 1986. Editorial assistant Partisan Review, Boston, 1986-1996, contributing editor, since 1996, poetry editor, since 1998.
Contributing editor Salamander, Brookline, Massachusetts, since 1991. Curator Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University, Cambridge, since 2000.
Married Jacquelyn Pope, August 8, 1998.