Bachelor in Spanish and English with honors, Washington University, St. Louis, 1964. Master of Arts in Spanish, Washington University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Latin American Lit, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970.
Assistant professor spanish, Ohio State University, 1969-1976; latin american bibliographical assistant, editor, Ohio State University, since 1976. Editor Lost and Found Times, since 1974. Public, editor Luna Bisonte Prods, since 1974.
Volunteer poetry therapist Control Ohio Psychiatric Hospital, 1979-1986. Member National Association for Poetry Therapy (certified 1985).
Married Janifer Holley September 1964 (divorced 1980). 1 child, William E.; married C. Mehrl July 4, 1980. Children: Benjamin K., John A.