Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1954.
Editor, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York City, 1957-1967; senior editor, Dial Press, New York City, 1967-1969; editor in chief, Dial Press, New York City, 1969-1972; executive editor, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York City, 1972-1981; editor in chief, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York City, 1981-1982; vice president, senior editor, Simon & Schuster, 1982-1985; editor Donald Hutter Books, Henry Holt and Company, 1987-1990.
Served with Field Artillery Army of the United States, 1955-1957.
Married Martha Corbett, August 17, 1957. Children: Anne Victoria, Stephanie Grace, Sarah Catherine.