Bachelor, Mills College, 1964.
Editor Harper and Row, New York City, 1975-1982. Editorial director children's book Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1982-1985. Managing editor Highlights for Children, Honesdale, Pennsylvania, since 1986.
Consultant Children's Book Council and American Library Association, Association American Publications.
Board directors United Nations National Council Women, Child Care Coordinating committee, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1977-1981, board directors, Bergen County, New Jersey, 1979-1981. Consultant Governor's com Status of Women, State of New Jersey, 1981. Member American Library Association, Society Children's Book Writers, Authors Guild, International Reading Association, American Society Magazine Editors.
Children: Karlin, Jordan, Erinn, Lauren.