Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 1961.
Poet-in-residence New York State Poets in Public Service, New York City, 1975-1996. Book review editor Bitterroot International Literature Magazine, 1985-1991. Workshop director Language Arts National-International Workshops, United States and Canada, since 1995.
Member reading panel Poets in Public Service. Workshop coordinator senior citizen and intergenerational workshops Finklestein Memorial Library., Spring Valley, New York, 1989. Consultant Disney Interactive, 1996.
Invited guest poet Donnell Library. Center, New York Public Library., 1980—1990. Presenter in field.
Member Poetry Society of America, Conservatory of America Letters, Georgia Poetry Society, Arizona State Poetry Society (judge).
Married Donald Ira Katz, June 20, 1961. Children: David Lawrence, Elizabeth Cheryl.