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Fred Chappell (Poet) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Fred Davis Chappell is an author and poet. He was an English professor for 40 years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was the Poet Laureate of North Carolina from 1997–2002. He attended Duke University. His 1968 novel Dagon, which was named the Best Foreign Book of the Year by the Académie française, is a recasting of a Cthulhu Mythos horror story as a psychologically realistic Southern Gothic. His literary awards include the Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry, the Prix de Meilleur des Livres Etrangers, the Bollingen Prize, and the T. S. Eliot Prize.

About Fred Chappell

He is best known as the author and poet of Dagon (1968), a psychological thriller with supernatural overtones. I Am One of You Forever (1985) and Castle Tzingal are two of his other masterpieces (1984).

Fred Chappell before fame

He taught English at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro for forty years after graduating from Duke University.

Achievement of Fred Chappell

He served as North Carolina's Poet Laureate for five years.

Fred Chappell family life

He was born in the North Carolina town of Canton. Heath, his son, was born to him and his wife Susan.

Associations of Fred Chappell

He was a poet laureate, as was Randall Jarrell.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Fred Chappell

Poets Laureate of North Carolina. Poets from North Carolina. Bollingen Prize recipients. Cthulhu Mythos writers. Writers of American Southern literature. World Fantasy Award-winning writers

Latest information about Fred Chappell updated on October 17 2021.