Fred Chappell, 15th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Fred Chappell

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Chandler Recital Hall

Author/Artist Bio

Fred Chappell has written six novels, including Dagon, which won the Best Foreign Novel Prize form the French Academy, I Am One of You Forever, and Brighten the Corner Where You Are, which has been optioned by a Hollywood producer. He has also published ten books of poetry, including Midquest, which won the Bollingen Prize in Poetry from Yale University, and which provides the poems for the Literary Arts Festival's staged reading. His newest book is a collection of short stories titled More Shapes Than One. Mr. Chappell teaches at the University of North Carolina.


Chappell participated in Words At Play: A Panel Performance on Childhood and Literature on Tuesday, October 6, 1992 at the Chandler Recital Hall, Norfolk Virginia from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The panelist were Jean Fritz, Jay O'Callahan, W.D. Snodgrass, with Kathryn Morton as Moderator.


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