By Fred Chappell | Poetry | Volume 18.4, Fall 1984
FRED CHAPPELL’s poetry collections include The World Between the Eyes, The Man Twice Married to Fire, Awakening to Music, Midquest, and Backsass. He is also author of the novels It Is Time, Lord; The Inkling; and Dagon; and several short story collections, including I Am One of You Forever and Farewell, I’m Bound to Leave You. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the T. S. Eliot Prize, the Bollingen Award, the Aiken Taylor Award, an award from the National Academy of Arts and Letters, and the best foreign book prize from the Academie Française. He was named North Carolina Poet Laureate in 1997, a position he held until 2002.