AB, Bates College, 1944. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1951. Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1960.
Doctor of Philosophy with honors, University Iowa, 1963. Postgraduate, New York University, 1956. Postgraduate, Boston University, 1951.
Postgraduate, New York University, 1956. Postgraduate, City College of New York, 1957. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1958.
Postgraduate, University Middlebury, 1945.
; 1 child, Gregory Robert. Married Marian Andrea Homelson, October 29, 1965. Stringer, feature writer Bristol Press, 1944-1945.
File clerk supervisor new departure General Motors Corporation, 1944-1945.
Instructor English and writing Wilkes College, 1947, U. Connecticut, Hartford campus, 1947-1949. Teacher English, Seward Park High School, New York City, 1955-1959.
Instructor U. Iowa, 1959-1963, graduate fellow, 1961-1962. Assistant professor Skidmore College, 1963-1968, associate professor, 1968.
Fulbright professor, visiting American specialist DamascusU., 1963-1964.
Professor of English, director writing Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, 1968-1970. Title I Writing Arts director West Virginia, 1969-1970. Commercial public services radio-television interviewee, reader, lecturer, educator, 1961.
Distinguished visiting lecturer contemporary literature, consultant writing State University of New York, Albany, 1977-1978.
Reader, lecturer United States Information Service Library, Damascus, Syria, 1963-1964. Innovator, director, development writers" conferences and programs, academic public, catalyst for creative growth in several national, regional and urban contexts, 1964.
President, public, executive editor Harian Creative Books, Ballston Spa, New York, since 1967. Yaddo residence fellow, 1950.
Macdowell Colony residence fellow, 1970.
Founder, director Skidmore College Writers and Educators Conference, 1967, Adirondack-Metroland Writers and Educators Conference, since 1967. Consultant Bantam Books, Random House, 1967, 69-70, National Foundation for Arts, National Foundation for Humanities, unites states department Education, New York State Council for Arts, New York State Education Department, Poets & Writers, Incorporated., Harvard University, also others
Founder, director Skidmore College Writers and Educators Conference, 1967, Adirondack-Metroland Writers and Educators Conference, 1967-2007. Member Modern Language Association, College English Association, Authors Guild, Writers Union Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Academy American Poets, Committee Small Press Editors and Publications, Harvard Graduate Society Advanced Study and Research, Academy American Poets, Harvard Alumni Association, Harvard Club Eastern New York (director 1975-1979).
Married Roberta Ashburn Riley, 1955 (divorced 1963). Married Marian Andrea Homelson, October 29, 1965. 1 child, Gregory Robert.