Fred Chappell at Malaprop's

November 13

Malaprop's is honored to welcome former North Carolina Poet Laureate and 2005 Thomas Wolfe Prize winner Fred Chappell, who will read from his book, Ancestors and Others: New and Selected Stories. Chappell, who was born in nearby Canton, is acclaimed for both his fiction and his numerous essays and works of poetry, and is a master of rendering Southern society and tradition. Come early to get a good seat! The reading will be followed by a wine and cheese reception. "Anybody who knows anything about Southern writing knows that Fred Chappell is our resident genius, our shining light, the one truly great writer we have among us." -Author Lee Smith

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