Bachelor Psychology, Erskine College, Due West, South Carolina, 1985.
Poet in the schools, Greenville, South Carolina, since 1994. Educator, performer Kennedy Center, Washington. Performance poet Lloyd Agency, Asheville, North Carolina.
Board directors Emrys, Greenville, South Carolina, 1998—1999, Asheville Area Arts Company, South Carolina, 2003—2004, Flat Rock Playhouse, Asheville, 2004—2004.
Member of National Poetry Slam.
Married Sherer (divorced ). Children: Vivian Celeste, Maya Amber.