4th Annual Applewhite Invitational
Applewhite is the author of numerous essays, a book of criticism, and eleven collections of poetry, four of which have won the Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry. His numerous other honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Award and the Jean Stein Award in Poetry from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He is a member of the N.C. Literary Hall of Fame.
Collection of work is based on each artist's interpretation of Applewhite's poem,Images on Waking.