Florence grew up in Brooklyn, NY.
She received a BA in English and an MA as a reading teacher.
She lived in New Jersey for 54 years and became interested in poetry when The Dodge Foundation offered free poetry workshops to New Jersey teachers. Her poetry has appeared in THE PATERSON LITERARY REVIEW, LIPS, REVELRY, and THE AMERICAN VOICE IN POETRY: The Legacy of Whitman, William, and Ginsberg.
She moved to Los Angeles three years ago and is enjoying being a member of The Writing Group in Woodland Hills.
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