Born in Ohio but raised in Los Angeles.
Student of Henri Coulette's writing workshop at Cal State LA (1965-67) .
Work represented in many magazines, among them: 'Statement', 'Gramercy Review', 'Columbia Review'. 'LA Review', 'Berkeley Poetry Review' &
2 plays: 'Cockroach Blues' (produced by Company Theatre in LA in 1980): 'Bombshell' (as yet unproduced)
2 poems in Knopf anthology, 'Poems of the American West' (2002)
Poetry editor for POLITICAL AFFAIRS