Bachelor of Science, Texas Southern University, 1955.
Teacher Jersey City Job Corps Center for Women, 1967-1971. Editorial and picture researcher Time-Life Books, New York City, 1971-1976. Researcher, writer freelance, 1976-1978.
Editor Dell Public Company, 1978-1981. Editorial director Harlequin American Romances, 1981-1984. Owner, president Vivian Stephens, Ent., since 1985.
Member Romance Writers of America (founder).