Bachelor, University New Hampshire, 1974. Master of Arts, Colorado State University, 1984. Master of Fine Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1992.
Postgraduate, Claremont Graduate University, since 1998.
Film lecturer University California, Irvine, since 1992. Lecturer California State University, Northridge, since 1998.
Member Dramatists' Guild, Poets and Writers Amnesty International.
Married Connie Smith, March 1984 (divorced September 1992).