Graduate of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University with a major in Sociology and a minor in Psychology. Went on to study at Mount Airy Seminary in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Spent the last 30 years consulting, teaching, and freelance writing.

Published a regular column and articles in CityTempo Sarasota Magazine (now SRQ); a feature article, DOUBLE LIVES, in the February 2002 Premier Issue of the Longboat Key magazine; a short story, THEY HEARD THE MUSIC TOGETHER, published by RiverSedge Literary Magazine — University of Texas-Pan American; a short reflection-type piece published in Water's Edge Magazine -- WAITING FOR THE DRAWBRIDGE; and have had an INTERVIEW WITH TOM SELLECK and a short fiction piece published by CityTempo Magazine, and on the web, by Atlanta Singles Magazine,, and a published INTERVIEW WITH THE LANDERS SISTERS.

A short fiction piece titled SUSPENDED LIFE published and given cover-page billing in the Volume 5 Issue 4 Winter 2001 of the literary magazine, The Unknown Writer. And, WE ONLY CONFESS IT TO OURSELVES published, and received the Editor's Choice Award, in the November 2002 issue of the literary magazine, Writers of the Desert SageGuest Columnist for The Cleveland Plain Dealer — latest column: A REALLY ANNOYING ADVERTISEMENT - AT A BARGAIN PRICE. Guest Columnist  and for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune — latest column: SOUTHERN EVENING WALKS TAKE LESS TIME.

ESCAPING THE CONGO published in Whistling Fire Literary Journal; JASMINE, WILTING IN THE GARDEN published August 2012 in Red Fez Literary Journal; VINCENT published March in Meat for Tea/The Valley Review; OLD ABIGAIL WORTHY published in Clare Literary Journal/Cardinal Stritch University; THE PROCESS SERVER published in Mysterical-E; OSCAR DE PARIS published in MacGuffin of SchoolCraft College. Article about internationally famous photographer, GIOVANNI LUNARDI, published in REAL Exclusive magazine.

Richard F. Corrigan Author Page  at Amazon

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First novel, KRYSTAL VISION, of the KRYSTAL VIBRATIONS SERIES published in 2016. KRYSTAL SCENT published in 2017. KRYSTAL TOUCH published November 2018.

KRYSTAL VISION, KRYSTAL SCENT, and KRYSTAL TOUCH are available at Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, through Ingram, and online at

CRUST, a soft, Science Fiction suspense/adventure published November 2020.

THE DNA of ADAM & EVE, in the works.

Celebrity biography, CIRCLE OF CONFUSION, published October 2020.




Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

*Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Bachelor of Arts Degree

(Major in Sociology / Psychology) 

*Mount Airy Seminary, Philadelphia, PA

Courses for Master of Divinity Degree 

Attained Education/Teaching Certification (Bachelor’s Degree equivalent) in Education through USF