Bachelor, Wellesley College, 1956. Master of Arts in Teaching in Teaching English, Harvard University, 1957. Master of Fine Arts, Columbia University, 1986.
Teacher Watchung Hills (New Jersey) Regional High School, 1957-1958, Columbia High School, Maplewood, New Jersey, 1959-1960. Artist-in-residence New Jersey State Council on Arts, Trenton, since 1973. Instructor Upward Bound Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, 1975-1983.
Adjunct instructor Upsala College, East Orange, 1982-1988. Poetry facilitator Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Madison, since 1986.
Member Poets, Essayists, Novelists American Center, Poetry Society of America, Poets House.
Children: Randall, Barbara Joan, Joseph, Timothy, Homer.