Associate of Arts, Delta College, 1980. Bachelor of Science, Eastern Michigan University, 1987.
Publicity director Shoreline Players, Oscoda, Michigan, 1980-1983. Student writer Eastern Michigan University Alumni Magazine, Ypsilanti, 1985-1987. Assistant editor Gale Research Company, Detroit, 1987-1988.
Marketing communications specialist Royal Maccabees Life Insurance Company, Southfield, Michigan, 1989-1992. Freelance writer, since 1992. Marketing consultant, Detroit area, since 1983.
Public relations director Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, 1994-1995, copywriter, since 1995. Freelance feature and scriptwriter.
Member Human Society United States.
Married Mike Burgess, September 20, 1975 (divorced July 1979). 1 child, Ben Michael Burgess. Married Mark Lester Stevens, November 10, 1980.
Stepchildren: Jason, Joshua.