Bachelor, Vassar College, 1969. Master of Arts, New York University, 1972. Postgraduate, New York University, 1975.
Instructor department French and Italian New York University, 1972-1975. Instructor department English University Reims, France, 1976-1978. Instructor department French University Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, 1979-1980.
Became senior editor HarperCollins Publications, New York City, 1986. Now executive editor HarperCollins Publications, Adult Trade Division.