Bachelor in English, University Iowa, 1972.
Founding editor, public, The Spirit That Moves Us Press, Jackson Heights, New York, since 1974.
Founder (with others) Phoenix House, New York City, 1966. Active Increase the Peace Volunteer Corps., New York City, 1992-1995. With United States Army, 1954-1956.
Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Academy American Poets, Small Press Center.
Married Shelley Joy Sterling, August 17, 1981 (divorced 1983). Married Marcela B. Bruno, June 7, 1993. Children: Patricio Bruno, Marcos Bruno.