Oakwood has inspired generations of North Carolinians for over 150 years as a place of peaceful respite.
Now is the time to share your inspiration, in the form of a poem, for our first ever Poetry Contest!
We are excited to bring you this unique opportunity, in collaboration with Raleigh’s S0 & So Books and the NC State MFA in Creative Writing Program.
For guidelines and submission process, visit here: Historic Oakwood Cemetery Poetry Contest
Free to enter. Kids are welcome to enter, grades 3-12, as well as adults of all ages.