AB, Assumption College, 1965. Master of Arts, Assumption College, 1967.
Teacher St. John's Preparatory School, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, 1968-1969. Instructor Rivier College, Nashaua, New Hampshire, 1969-1970. English teacher Mount St. Charles Academy, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, 1971-1973.
Poet-in-residence Northeastern University, Boston. Janitor/bookmobile driver Westboro (Massachusetts) Public Library., 1977-1988. Poet-in-residence Butler University, Indianapolis, since 1988.
Director visiting writer series Butler University, Indianapolis, since 1988. Producer poetry radio program WICN-FM, Worcester, 1971-1978.
(Book by Quinn, Fran)
Conference director Robert Boy's Conference of Great Mother and New Father, Minneapolis, 1985-1988. Member Worcester County Poetry Association (founder, president 1974-1976).