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Fred Chappell

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Full Name: Fred Davis Chappell
Born: May 28, 1936
Canton, North Carolina, USA
Died: January 5, 2024
Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Occupation: Author, Poet, Professor of English
Nationality: American


Fred Davis Chappell retired after 40 years as an English professor at 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 Academie Française, is a recasting of a Cthulhu Mythos horror story as a psychologically realistic Southern Gothic.

His literary awards include the Prix de Meilleur des Livres Etrangers, the Bollingen Prize, and the T. S. Eliot Prize.

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