Native of Bedford, Pennsylvania.
BFA and MA in English from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Kore Press author since 2004.
Editorial board member, columnist, contributor to Terrain.org since 2000.
Board member, Moonstone Inc./Moonstone Arts Center since 2016.
Employed at some point in life -- not in chronological order -- as writing instructor, illustrator of microfossils, USAF medic, spokesperson for state DOT, business writer, public affairs professional, event planner, occupational therapy assistant, assistant to medical illustrator.
Currently lives in Melrose Park, PA.