Poet associated with the Harlem Renaissance and known for her Vanity Fair-featured poem, "Bottled." She published her last poems in a 1935 issue of Challenge: A Literary Quarterly.
She attended Columbia University and Boston University.
She was a friend of author Zora Neale Hurston.
With her husband William Hubbel, she had a daughter in 1935.
She was influenced by the literary work of fellow Harlem Renaissance figure Langston Hughes.