• By Don Dwiggins
  • Posted Monday, March 29, 2010

On the Same Poem to feature Fred Chappell

Award winning poet, novelist, scholar and educator Fred Chappell will be the featured poet for the Library’s On the Same Poem luncheon where he will read two of his poems, “Passage,” and “Fireflies” from his newest work Shadowbox.

Named North Carolina Poet Laureate in 1997, Chappell is also a past recipient of the O. Max Gardner Award, the highest teaching award given by the UNC System. Chappell has also been awarded the Sir Walter Raleigh Prize, the North Carolina Award for Literature, Yale University's Library's Bollingen Prize from the Academic Francaise and the Aiken Taylor Award in poetry. Chappell has been a member of the Department of English at UNCG since 1964.

Central Library Auditorium
Tuesday, April 27th @ noon.

For reservations call 703-3022.

Visit the On the Same Poem webpage for more information.

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