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Fred Chappell

also known as Fred Davis Chappell

poet

Education

He attended Duke University, where he befriended fellow writers Anne Tyler, Reynolds Price, and James Appelwhite.

Career

The author of over a dozen books of poetry, a handful of novels and short story collections, and two books of critical prose.

Achievements

  • 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.

Works

  • novel

    • Dagon