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National Book Festival

A writer of great versatility, Fred Chappell is the author of seven novels, fifteen volumes of poetry, two books of essays, and two books of short stories. His books include "Midquest" (LSU Press, 1989), "More Shapes than One" (St. Martin's 1992), and "I Am One of You Forever" (LSU Press, 1987). "The Fred Chappell Reader" was published in 1987 by St. Martin's Press. Among his many awards are the T. S. Eliot Prize, the Bollingen Prize in Poetry, and the Prix de Meilleur des Livres Etrangers of the Academie Francaise. Chappell is the Burlington Industries Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Duke University and lives in Greensboro.

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Fred Chappell