Bachelor, Wellesley College, 1950. Master of Arts, University Rochester, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1987.
Professor English Nazareth College, Rochester, New York, 1963-1993, professor emerita, 1993.
Member American Association of University Women, Modern Language Association, American Academy Poets.
Married James H. Graham, July 1, 1950. Children: Marguerite, Andrea, James Junior, Martha, Amy, Matthew.