AB, Meredith College, 1964. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1966.
Teacher English, Raleigh (North Carolina) Public Schools, 1964-1965, 66-67; information officer, Virginia Technology, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1976-1977; instructor English, Virginia Technology, Blacksburg, Virginia, since 1975; freelance technical editor, Blacksburg, since 1975.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Professional Communication Society (associate), Children's Literature Association, Sigma Tau Delta.
Married Charles William Bostian, June 6, 1964. Children: Mitchell Brian, Walter Frank.