Personal Information: Family: Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States; daughter of D.W. (an attorney) and June (a hotel owner; maiden name, Dunnington) Grimes; divorced; children: Kent Van Holland.
Education: University of Maryland, B.A., M.A. Memberships: Authors Guild.
Addresses: Home: Silver Spring, Md.
Office: Department of English, Montgomery College, Takoma and Fenton St., Takoma Park, Md. 20012.
Career: Instructor in English at University of Iowa, Iowa City; assistant professor of English at Frostburg State College, Frostburg, Md.; Montgomery College, Takoma Park, Md., professor of English, 1970--.
Awards: Nero Wolfe Award for best mystery of the year from the Wolf Pack, 1983, for The Anodyne Necklace.
|-- from Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 2001. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: The Gale Group. 2002.