Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1950. Postgraduate, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1962—1965. Postgraduate, Columbia University, New School, New York City.
Public, editor Kids' Stuff magazine, since 1960. Teacher Malverne Junior High School, 1971—1974, Junior Academy, Brooklyn, 1973. Book critic Richmond Times-Dispatch, 1965—1971.
Teacher Roger Ludlow High School, Fairfield, Connecticut, 1962—1965, Central High School, Bridgeport, 1963. Founder, associate library Calvary Junior Library., 1965—1968. Manager Treasure-trove, Avondale, Georgia.
Psychological counselor Alpha Psi Omega.
Secretary Federal Grand Jury Association, 1965—1975. Member of American Association of University Women, Avondale History Society, DeKalb History Society, National League American Pen Women, Avondale Estates Garden Club (student judge), Stone Mountain Woman's Club, Avondale Estates Woman's Club (publicity chairman since 1978, archivist 1978-1980), New York Classical Club.
Married J. Jay Johnson, June 3, 1950.