Born in 1952, raised on Chicago's South Side. Graduated from U of Ill in Chicago with an English degree. Married Marsha Familaro in NYC where we lived for a while. Took up computer programming as a logical way to make a living. Moved back to Chicago, where we proceeded to have children. Published Starbound And Other Poems. Published a novel, Unholy Quest. Published More Fire And Other Poems. Have had 3 plays produced: Ready Or Not, Wild Flowers, and O'Brien & O'Brian.