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Fred Chappell Cause Of Death, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Illness, Funeral Service

Fred Chappell was an author and poet who died on January 4, 2024, at the age of 87. 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 to 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 du Meilleur Livre Étranger, the Bollingen Prize, and the T. S. Eliot Award.

Fred Chappell
Chappell died on January 4, 2024, at the age of 87

Fred Chappell cause of death

The celebrated author and poet, passed away on January 4, 2024 at the age of 87. The cause of his death has not been publicly disclosed yet.

Fred Chappell wife

Fred Chappell was married to Susan Nicholls, who played a central role in many of his poems. They got married in 1959.

Fred Chappell children

Chappell and his wife Susan Nicholls are proud parents of a son. Unfortunately, there is no available information regarding their son’s name, birth details, occupation, or whereabouts.

Fred Chappell funeral

Funeral arrangements have not been announced. The family requests that anyone who wishes, instead of flowers, donate to UNCG’s Fred Chappell Creative Writing Fellowship Endowment Fund to support future students.

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