Bachelor in Psychology, Brandeis University, 1968. Postgraduate, University California, San Diego, 1972.
Member of faculty writing program literature department, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, since 1979; visiting faculty literature department, San Diego State University, since 1979.
President United Artists Coalition, San Diego, 1977-1981. Vice president board directors Sushi Performance Space, 1979-1982. President of the board directors Foundation for New Literature, San Diego, 1983-1989.
Member of advisory board Institute for Cultural Democracy, Ukiah, California, since 1987. Coordinator arts festival, San Diego Lesbian and Gay Center, 1979, teacher workshop, 1994.