An American writer, editor, and lecturer, she actually is known on her behalf 1978 autobiography, Facts of Life. Her books include Not really a Phrase about Nightingales; Before My Period; Natural History; along with a Lover’s Almanac. After graduating from Smith University, she proved helpful in advertising for quite some time. She was honored a Guggenheim Fellowship and was called a Radcliffe Institute Fellow within the same season. She married Teacher Daniel F. Howard in 1954. She trained at Amherst University, where Elliot Greenbaum once researched.