Fred Chappell

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Birthday
28, 1936
Birthplace
Canton, NC
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1936 (age 83)
Birthplace
Canton, NC

About

An American author and poet, he is best known for Dagon (1968), a psychological thriller with supernatural elements. His other works include I Am One of You Forever (1985) and Castle Tzingal (1984).

Before Fame

After studying at Duke University, he taught English for forty years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Trivia

He was the Poet Laureate of North Carolina for five years.

Family Life

He was born in Canton, North Carolina. He and his wife Susan became parents to a son named Heath.

Associated With

He and Randall Jarrell were both poet laureates.