Bachelor, College William and Mary, 1965; Master of Arts, University of Virginia, 1966.
Columnist, reporter, Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg, 1961-1965;
managing editor, William and Mary Review, Williamsburg, 1963-1964;
assistant editor, Microfilm Publs., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1966-1967;
lecturer American literature and women in literature, University of Virginia, Falls Church, since 1968. Instructor English, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, 1968-1969. Instructor English composition George Washington University, Washington, 1970.
Consultant in literature humanities project Arlington County Library., 1976.
Committee on Status of Women, Arlington, Virginia, 1976, steering committee Coalition on Optimum Growth, 1970-1973. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Women (chairman women's studies, director Arlington branch 1974-1976, associate editor Graduate Women magazine 1982, managing editor publication 1983), the American News Women's Club, the Academy of America Poets, the Lyon Village Citizens Associate, Hillsboro Community Association, English-Speaking Union, Jane Austen Society, United States Congress Periodical Press Corrs.'s Association, National Trust History Preservation, Preservation Society Loudoun County, Old House Group Loudoun County, Society Professional Journalists, American Society Magazine Editors, Virginia History Society, Land Trust of Virginia, The Nature Conservancy, Appalachian Trail Conference, Photo Communications of the National Press Club, (honorary) 101st Airborne Division United States Army.
Married Richard Edelin Crouch, February 6, 1965. Children: John, Virginia.