Bachelor, University Maryland, 1979. Master of Fine Arts, American University, 1984.
Writer, editor, Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1973-1977;
editor, Executive Office of the President, Washington, 1977;
writer, editor, Comsat, Clarksburg, Maryland., 1980-1981;
visiting artist, Artists in the Schools Program, Baltimore, 1982-1986;
poet in the schools, Maryland. State Arts Council, Baltimore, 1982-1986;
writing teacher, Montgomery County Secondary Schools, Rockville, Maryland., 1984-1988;
writer, acting director, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1989-1992;
fiction and poetry writer, Sideling Press, Asheville, North Carolina, since 1994. Literature consultant Montgomery County Public School System.
Organizer and facilitator midlife support group, Family Life Center, Frederick, Maryland., 1993-1994. Activist Women in Education, Rockville, 1985-1987. Volunteer National Organization for Women, Washington, 1980-1983.
Representative Federal Women's Program, Washington, 1975, 91. Member American Association of University Women, Asheville Art Museum Education Organization, Poets and Writers.
Married Gary Cooper Lohman, January 22, 1978. Children: Sharon Cristine, Valerie Madelyn, Monica Leigh, Christiane Noelle.