Bachelor, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, 1979.
Assistant editor W.W. Norton & Company, New York City, 1981-1985. Freelance editor W.W. Norton, St. Martin's, Crown, Upstart Public, New York City and Dover, New Hampshire, since 1985. President Center for Wildlife, Cape Neddick, Master of Engineering, since 1991.
Board member New Hampshire Writers and Public, Concord, New Hampshire, since 1991. Public consultant, 1989-1991.
Tutor Literature Volumes, Exeter, New Hampshire, 1990. Advisory board Humane Society New York City, since 1988. Member New England Booksellers Association, Span.
Married Nicholas Neal Orovich, March 23, 1990.