Bachelor, Columbia University, 1968. Master of Arts, Cornell University, 1970.
Teacher The Iona School, St. Mary's, Jamaica, 1968. Instructor English Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1970, lecturer English and comparative literature, 1971-1973. Teaching associate University Colorado, Boulder, 1970-1971.
Assistant to co-publication Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York City, 1974. Senior editor Winchester Press, 1975-1976. Professor poetics and music Yale University School Music, 1977-1978.
Freelance writer, since 1981. Publication, president Nimbus Books, Incorporated, New York York City, 1985-1988. Co-founder Chapbooks.com, since 1998.
Adjunct professor English and humanities Dowling College, Oakdale, New York, 1988-1990. Co-founder, partner, Red Sea, since 1993. Editor-in-chief Brightwaters Press, Incorporated, New York York, 1984.
Artist Lincoln Center Institute, New York City, 1976-1977. Lecturer in field.
Married Andrea Korotky, August 8, 1982. 1 child, Aiah Rachel.