Doctor of Philosophy, University California, 1963.
Professor emeritus Long Island University, Brooklyn, since 1968. Public Higganum Hill Books, Higganum, Connecticut, since 1995. Lieutenant senior grade United States Navy, 1950-1953.
Trustee The Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1966—2004. Member of Academy American Poets (associate).
Married Marjorie Cope, September 28, 1957. 1 child William John.