Bachelor with high distinction, University Kentucky, Lexington, 1963. Master of Arts, Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida, 1968. Postgraduate, University South Florida, Tampa.
English teacher Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, Kentucky, 1963—1964, Dade County Public Schools, Miami, Florida, 1964—1994. Poet, since 1994
Curriculum writer Dade County Public Schools, 1991—1994. Adjunct instructor English Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 1981.
Music consultant, pianist Abaco Cultural Society, Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas, since 1986. Poetry judge New River Poets/WITA, Florida, 2005—2006, Illinois, 2005—2006.
Co-sponsor human relations committee Norland Senior High School, Miami, 1972—1973. Chair marriage and divorce task force National Organization of Women, 1973. Founding director, music consultant, resident editor Crystal Parrot Players, since 1996.
Editor bulletin South Miami Music Club, 1994—1997. Member of Women in the Arts, Pennsylvania Poetry Society, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Richard Dale Hall (divorced 1969). 1 child Derron Keith.