Student, Cleveland College, Western Reserve University, 1963. Student, Lakeland Community College, 1984.
Co-founder school writing, Cleveland, 1961—1962. Founder, director Allen Writers' Agency, Wickliffe, 1963—1984. Editorial associate criticism service Writer's Digest Magazine, 1967—1969.
Instructor Cuyahoga Community College, from 1965. Mentor Ohio, 1973—1983.
Member of Women's City Club (Cleveland), National League American Pen Women, Women Communications, Association Mundial de Mujures Periodistas y Escritoras, Mensa, American Association of University Women, Euclid Three Arts Club, Shore Writers Club (founder).
Married Benjamin Yukl Allen, June 27, 1936. Children: Katherine Anne Yukl Johnston, Kenneth Allen, Richard Lee, Margaret Louise Yukl Border.