Bachelor, Long Island University, Brooklyn, 1966. Master of Arts, City University of New York, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1978.
Professor English Trenton (New Jersey) State College, since 1978. Director writing, women's studies Trenton State College, since 1980.
Member American Association of University Women, Modern Language Association, North-East Modern Language Association.
Married Max Friedman, January 23, 1965.