Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Syracuse University, 1948.
Editor, also editorial director, Sterling Group, New York City, 1954-1962; editor, Dell Public Company also editorial director, Dell Magazines, New York City, 1962-1968; vice president, editor-in-chief, Pyramid Books, New York City, 1968-1972; president, editor, public, Heller & Son, Incorporated, New York Rochelle, New York, 1972-1982; columnist and book critic, Gannett Westchester Newspapers, 1976-1981; director marketing, Macmillan Public Company, 1979-1980.
Served in United States Marine Corps, 1941-1943. Member American Society Magazine Editors, National Book Critics Circle, Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Alpha Museum Clubs: Dutch Treat.
Married Sonja Mentikov. 1 son, Matthew.