Helen Chappell

Tidewater Times columnist, recovering reporter, and writer of books, Helen Chappell has covered Chesapeake Bay’s Eastern Shore for a variety of periodicals, including the Washington Post and the Baltimore Sun.

Her writing has received grants from the Maryland State Arts Council, and the Sumner T. McKnight Foundation.  Her journalism was recognized with the A.E. Emmart Award for Excellence in Writing on the Humanities in Maryland and the Jane Austen Society of Maryland’s Jane Award for 1994.

Chappell is the creator of the Sam And Hollis mystery series, and the Oysterback stories, as well as The Chesapeake Book of the Dead.  Under her pen name, Rebecca Baldwin, she has published a number of historical novels.

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