Bachelor in Speech and Drama, Macalester College, 1968. Bachelor of Business Administration, Moscow State University, 1978.
Conference director St. John's University Writers Conference, Collegville, Minnesota, 1985, 88, Minneapolis Writers Workshop, 1986, 87. Chairman Direct Dialogue, Council 5, Minneapolis, since 1985.
President Norwegian Explorers, 1984-1987, Minneapolis Writers Workshop, 1985-1987. Vice president Whittier Writers Workshop, Minneapolis, since 1984. Volunteer At the Foot of the Mountain, Minneapolis, 1988, Peace Center, Minneapolis, since 1984.
Member Mystery Writers of America, Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes (221A award 1987).
Married Michael Doyle, May 27, 1975 (divorced 1978).