College instructor, artist, editor, publisher. Born– March 17, 1946, Chicago. Parents– Russell Thomas and Olga (Kochink) Holt. Education– University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, B.A., 1967; University of Iowa, M.F.A., 1970; Columbia Pacific University, Ph.D., 1980. Taught at Morningside College, 1970-1973; Rust College, 1973-1974; Mississippi Industrial College, 1974-1975; Daniel Payne College, 1975. Co-owner and operator of Ragnarok Press; editor of Valhalla magazine, 1970-1981. Owner of The Decision Center, Cranford, N. J. Member Feminist Writers Guild. Awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Arts; the Office of Advanced Drama of the University of Minnesota; the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines.


Contemporary Authors online and the cover of Timesharing.


A Ballet of Oscillations.  Ragnarock, 1973.

The Bare Tissue of Her Soul; Poems. New York; Folder Editions, 1972.

Boxing with the Rain and the Wind: Pen and Ink Poems.  Merging Media, 1979.

Extended Family: Poems.  American Studies Press, 1985.

From One Bird. Birmingham, Ala.; Ragnarok Press, 1978.

Holly Springs: A Letter.  Ragnarock, 1974.

The Human Omelette; Poems. Sioux City, Iowa; Ragnarok Press, 1971.

Invisible Dog. Mosaic Press, 1981.

Legend in his Time.  Merging Media, 1980.

A Little of the Sea: Short Stories.  Selene Books, 1988.

Love in Spring. Holly Springs, Miss.; Ragnarok Press, 1975.

Pangs; a Novella. New Rochelle, N.Y.; Lawton Press, 1980.

A Peaceful Intent; Haiku. Sioux City, Iowa; Ragnarok Press, 1973.

Poems for Amaefula. Ragnarock, 1974.

Raks Rochelle: Middle Eastern Poems.  Ragnarock, 1975.

A Seismograph of Feeling.  Ragnarock, 1972.

Serendipity– the Phoenix & the Lotus. Birmingham, Ala.; Ragnarok Press, 1978.

The Song of the Robin. Birmingham, Ala.; Ragnarok Press, 1976.

A Summer of the Heart; Poems for La Poloma. Birmingham, Ala.; Ragnarok Press, 1977.

The Sun and the Moon.  Ragnarock, 1974.

Pointe Farms. Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.; Lunchroom Press, 1983.

Timelapse: A New Book Of Poems. Lunchroom Press, 1983.

Timesharing; a Consumer’s Guide to a New Vacation Concept. Brooklyn, N.Y.; Somrie Press, 1982.

To Make a Bear Dance; Poems. Iowa City, Iowa; Ragnarok Press, 1970.

The Train in the Rain. Fulton, Mo.; Timberline Press, 1982.

UNO/DUO: A Divided Baker’s Double Dozen.  American Studies Press, 1988.

Warm Storm. Mellen, 1991

Wing Span of an Albatross; Poems. Sioux City, Iowa; Ragnarok Press, 1972.

Yellow Pears, Smooth as Silk; Poems. Holly Springs, Miss.; Ragnarok Press, 1975.


A Dialogue of Days. Westfield, N.J.; Merging Media, 1984.

Gold Fantasy; Haiku. Holly Springs, Miss.; Ragnarok Press, 1975.

Landscapes. Ragnarock, 1974.

Night before Christmas in Florida.  Gibbs-Smith, 1999.

Passports Out of Loneliness.  Ragnarock, 1975.

Water, Light, Woman.  Ragnarock, 1974.


Children of the Moon. Sioux City, Iowa; Ragnarok Press, 1973.

Dry Leaves. Ragnarock, 1975.

Eid’olons. Sioux City, Iowa; Ragnarok Press, 1972.

Networks. Westfield, N.J.; Ragnarok Press, 1978.

The Oval Lady. Capra, 1975.


Sprays of Rubies. Ragnarock, 1975.