Bachelor, University Alaska, 1985. Master of Fine Arts, University Alaska, 1988.
Associate professor creative writing, Bethel College, St. Paul, 1988-1994; assistant professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1994; director creative writing, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1997.
Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association New England, The Author's Guild (New York), Academy American Poets, Associated Writing Programs. F C.
1 child, Charity Leigh.