Bachelor, Kent State University, 1960. Master of Fine Arts, St. University Iowa, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Denver, 1975.
Reporter, Bay City (Michigan) Times, 1958; secondary teacher English, Nunda (New York) Center School, 1963-1965; instructor English, Western State College, Gunnison, Colorado, 1965-1967, 68-70; instructor English, U. Denver, 1970-1975; freelance writer, Wordshaping, Denver, 1975-1979; associate editor, Liniger's Real Estate, Denver, 1979-1981; editor-in-chief, RE/MAX International Inc., Denver, 1981-1989; executive editor, RE/MAX International Inc., Denver, since 1989; executive editor, Free Flight Press, Denver, since 1989.
Member Rocky Mountain Writers Guild (Mary Chase Author of Year 1984), Colorado Authors League (Non-Fiction Book of Year award 1983, 85, 89, Short Story of the Year award 1996).
Married Gayle Marie Madsen, August 1960 (divorced 1979). Children: Joseph Conrad, Michael Scott. Married Esther Patricia Muzzillo, October 1989.