Fred Chappell

Fred Chappell

Fred Chappell was born in Canton, North Carolina, United States on May 28th, 1936 and passed away at the age of 87 on January 4th, 2024.

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Fred Chappell Stats: The highest rated book by Fred Chappell on Book Notification is Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You, the 3rd novel in the Kirkman Family Cycle series. The second-highest rated book is I Am One of You Forever (Kirkman Family Cycle #1).

The most read book by Fred Chappell on Book Notification is I Am One of You Forever, the first novel in the Kirkman Family Cycle series. The second most read book is Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You (Kirkman Family Cycle #3).

Below is a complete list of Fred Chappell books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Fred Chappell is the Kirkman Family Cycle Series.

List of Kirkman Family Cycle Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1971
2
1975
3
1978
4
1979
5
1980
6
1981
7
1984
8
1985
9
1987
10
1988
11
1991
12
C
1993
13
1993
14
1995
15
2003
16
2004
17
2009
18
2009
19
2014
20
2014
21
2015
22
2018
23
2019

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Editor's Choice Books in Publication Order

List of Poets on Poetry Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Four Poets on Poetry (By: Don Cameron Allen)
1959
2
Modern Russian Poets on Poetry (By: Carl R. Proffer)
1976
3
1978
4
1978
5
1978
6
1980
7
Open Between Us (By: David Ignatow, Ralph J. Mills)
1980
8
Thinking About Morality ) (By: William K. Frankena)
1980
9
Talking All Morning (By: Robert Bly)
1980
10
Pot Shots at Poetry (By: Robert Francis)
1981
11
The Old Poetries and the New (By: Richard Kostelanetz)
1981
12
A Company of Poets (By: Louis Simpson)
1981
13
1981
14
Occasions of Poetry (By: Thom Gunn)
1982
15
1982
16
1982
17
1982
18
1983
19
1983
20
Collected Prose (By: James Wright, Anne Wright)
1983
21
Writing Like a Woman (By: Alicia Suskin Ostriker)
1983
22
1983
23
1983
24
Platonic Scripts (By: Donald Justice)
1984
25
1984
26
A Local Habitation: Essays on Poetry ) (By: John Frederick Nims)
1985
27
No Evil Star: Selected Essays, Interviews, and Prose (By: Anne Sexton, Steven E. Colburn)
1985
28
You Must Revise Your Life (By: William Stafford)
1986
29
1986
30
1988
31
Reviews and Essays, 1936-55 (By: James Reidel, Weldon Kees)
1988
32
1988
33
Curiosities (By: William Matthews)
1989
34
1990
35
1990
36
Wonderful Words, Silent Truth ( By: Charles Simic)
1990
37
1990
38
Poems Are Hard to Read (By: William Meredith)
1990
39
1991
40
The New Poetries and Some Old (By: Richard Kostelanetz)
1991
41
1992
42
Suicides and Jazzers (By: Hayden Carruth)
1993
43
Words to Create a World (By: Daniel Hoffman)
1993
44
1993
45
Shelf Life (By: Thom Gunn)
1993
46
1993
47
1993
48
1994
49
1994
50
The Unemployed Fortune-Teller ( By: Charles Simic)
1995
51
1995
52
1995
53
Poetry Now - Poets on Poetry (By: Kerrie Pateman)
1995
54
Poetry's Old Air (By: Marianne Boruch)
1995
55
1995
56
1995
57
1996
58
The Art of Poetry (By: Kenneth Koch)
1996
59
The Spiral of Memory (By: Joy Harjo, Laura Coltelli)
1996
60
1996
61
A World That Will Hold All the People (By: Suzanne Gardinier)
1996
62
The Instant of Knowing: Lectures, Criticism, and Occasional Prose (By: Elizabeth Spires, Josephine Jacobsen)
1997
63
1997
64
A Commonplace Book (By: Douglas Crase)
1997
65
1997
66
1997
67
1997
68
The Glass Anvil (By: Andrew Hudgins)
1997
69
Orphan Factory ( By: Charles Simic)
1997
70
Five looks at Elizabeth Bishop (By: Anne Stevenson)
1998
71
Poetry and Consciousness (By: C.K. Williams)
1998
72
An Introduction to Rhyme (By: Peter Dale)
1998
73
Crossing Unmarked Snow: Further Views on the Writer's Vocation (By: William Stafford, Paul Merchant, Vincent Wixon)
1998
74
Made with Words ( By: May Swenson)
1998
75
All the Rage (By: William Logan)
1998
76
1998
77
1998
78
The Poetry of Everyday Life (By: John Hollander)
1998
79
The Poetry of Everyday Life (By: John Hollander)
1998
80
Soul Barnacles: Ten More Years with Ray (By: Tess Gallagher, Greg Simon)
1999
81
The Route as Briefed (By: James Vincent Tate)
1999
82
Bardic Deadlines: Reviewing Poetry, 1984-95 (By: Geoffrey Paul O'Brien)
1999
83
Responsive Reading (By: Edward Hirsch)
1999
84
Blue Notes: Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries (By: Yusef Komunyakaa, Radiclani Clytus)
2000
85
Poetry at One Remove (By: John Koethe)
2000
86
2000
87
2000
88
2000
89
The Gazer Within (By: Larry Levis, Andrew Miller, James Marshall, David St John, John Venable)
2001
90
The Poetry Blues: Essays and Interviews (By: Stanley Plumly, William Matthews, Sebastian Matthews)
2001
91
2001
92
2001
93
2002
94
2002
95
2002
96
2002
97
2002
98
A Fly in the Soup: Memoirs (By: Charles Simic)
2003
99
The Metaphysician in the Dark (By: Charles Simic)
2003
100
2003
101
The Answers Are Inside the Mountains: Meditations on the Writing Life (By: William Stafford, Paul Merchant, Vincent Wixon)
2003
102
Fables of Representation (By: Paul Hoover)
2004
103
Selected Prose (By: John Ashbery, Eugene Richie)
2004
104
Poetry and What is Real (By: Richard W. Tillinghast)
2004
105
Memory Piano ( By: Charles Simic)
2006
106
2006
107
The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of Language (By: Laura (Riding) Jackson, John Nolan)
2007
108
2007
109
Ed Dorn Live: Lectures, Interviews, and Outtakes (By: Ed Dorn, Joseph Richey, Peter Michelson)
2007
110
2008
111
2008
112
On Burning Ground (By: Sandra M. Gilbert)
2009
113
2009
114
Poetics of Dislocation (By: Meena Alexander)
2009
115
2010
116
Coming After: Essays on Poetry (By: Alice Notley)
2010
117
A Martian Muse (By: Reginald Shepherd, Robert Philen)
2010
118
2010
119
Orange Alert (By: Mohammed Kazim Ali)
2010
120
Unauthorized Voices (By: Marilyn Hacker)
2010
121
Two Minds of a Western Poet (By: David Mason)
2011
122
2011
123
Noise That Stays Noise: Essays (By: Cole Swensen)
2011
124
2012
125
2014
126
Yes, There Will Be Singing (By: Marilyn Krysl)
2014
127
2014
128
The Necropastoral (By: Joyelle McSweeney)
2014
129
2015
130
2015
131
2015
132
2016
133
2016
134
Condition Red: Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries (By: Yusef Komunyakaa, Radiclani Clytus)
2017
135
2017
136
2017
137
2017
138
2018
139
Someone Shot My Book (By: Julie Carr)
2018
140
2018
141
2019
142
2022
143
A Beat Beyond (By: Major Jackson, Amor Kohli)
2022
144
2022
145
To Go Into the Words (By: Norman Finkelstein)
2023
146
Ghosts and the Overplus (By: Christina Pugh)
2024
147
2024
148
How to Draw a Circle (By: Dan Beachy-Quick)
2024
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List of Fred Chappell Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1977
2
1989
3
1991
4
1992
5
1993
6
1994
7
1995
8
1995
9
1996
10
1998
11
1998
12
1998
13
2003
14
2003
15
2003
16
2006
17
2007
18
2008
19
2010
20
2011
21
2012
22
2015
23
2015
24
2020
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Fred Chappell: Biography

Fred Chappell was born on May 28th, 1936. Fred passed away January 4th, 2024 at 87 years old. Fred Chappell was born in Canton, North Carolina, United States.

Fred Chappell was the author of the Fred Chappell Short Story Collections series which consists of 23 novels. The Fred Chappell Short Story Collections series started in 1971 with the novel The World Between The Eyes; Poems. The most recently released novel in the Fred Chappell Short Story Collections series was As If It Were which was released in 2019. There are no upcoming novels for the Fred Chappell Short Story Collections series.

Fred Chappell: Awards & Accolades

Chappell's books have won multiple awards, The Somewhere Doors won the World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction, in 1992. The Lodger won the World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction, in 1994.

Fred Chappell books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Third Annual Collection was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1991. More Shapes Than One was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Collection, in 1992. Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You was nominated for the Otherwise Award, Best Science Fiction, in 1996. Bound for Evil: Curious Tales of Books Gone Bad was nominated for the Shirley Jackson Award, Best Anthology, in 2008. Black Wings IV: Tales of Lovecraftian Horror was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2016.

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Fred Chappell: F.A.Q

When was Fred Chappell Born?

Fred Chappell was born on May 28th, 1936.

When did Fred Chappell die?

Fred Chappell died on January 4th, 2024 at 87 years old.

Where was Fred Chappell Born?

Fred Chappell was born in Canton, North Carolina, United States.

What book awards has Fred Chappell won?

The Somewhere Doors: World Fantasy Award Short Fiction (1992).
The Lodger: World Fantasy Award Short Fiction (1994).

What was the first book Fred Chappell wrote?

The first novel written by Fred Chappell was It Is Time, Lord , published in 1963.

What was the most recent book Fred Chappell wrote?

His most recently released work was As If It Were on April 3rd, 2019.

How many books has Fred Chappell written?

Fred Chappell has written 37 books across 12 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 4 books in the Kirkman Family Cycle Series
  • 5 Standalone Novels
  • 2 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 22 Short Story Collections
  • 2 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 book in the Editor's Choice Series
  • 1 book in the Poets on Poetry Series

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