Toronto-born poet, author, and artist whose literary works include My Grandmother's Hair and The Risks of Remembrance. Her 2005 collection, Shadows Light, contains both art and poetry.
She began writing as a child and published her first literary works during her high school and college years.
She earned a Master's degree in counseling in 1970 and subsequently worked as a psychotherapist.
She was born in Toronto, Ontario. She had four children and several grandchildren.
She and Michele Landsberg, a fellow Canadian author, both wrote feminist-themed works.