Bachelor in Communications Arts, City University of New York, 1984. Master of Science in Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern, 1995.
Editorial assistant, Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York City, 1984-1985; teacher, Louis Armstrong Middle School of the Arts, East Elmhurst, New York, 1986-1988; English teacher, Wellington (Florida) Middle School, 1988-1990; creative writing teacher, Palm Beach County School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, 1990-1993; curriculum specialist, Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach, since 1995; writer, West Palm Beach, since 1992.
Volunteer Mentoring Moms/Maurawood Community Outreach, West Palm Beach. Member ACSD.
Married Javier Menendez, June 25, 1983. Children: Cristina, Sandra, Alexander.