Master of Arts, New York University. ABD, New York University, 1975.
Lecturer ft English department Brooklyn College City University of New York, 1970—1977. Associate professor English OCC State University of New York, Syracuse, 1977. Adjunct professor scriptwriting Syracuse University, since 1982.
Chair department English, reading, & communications Passaic County College, Paterson, New Jersey, 1988—1991. Guest lecturer expository writing SSDS Greater Monmouth, Marlboro, 2004—2008. Previewer and reviewer Syracuse International Film Festival, since 2005.
Member State University of New York Council Writing, Albany, 1988—1991.
Married Chaya Neufeld, January 29, 1970. Children: Ilana Zalika, David.