Since 2009, the Denali Artist-in-Residence Program has included writers and poets. Below, you can find links to work inspired by their time in Denali.
NPS Photo / Charlotte Bodak
NPS Photo / Jake Frank
Read a copy of Heacox's donated essay, "A Letter to Ade Murie"
(two pages, PDF 56kb)
Read a copy of Holleman's donated writings, "The Questions We Ask: A Teraptych"
(seven pages, PDF 94kb)
Read a collection of seven poems by Schandelmeier, "Denali Poems"
(eight pages, PDF, 77kb)
Did You Know?
Visibility is an important component of measuring Denali's air quality. Visibility data, such as that from the Wonder Lake camera, supplements chemical data from filter samples. Air here is still clean, but traces of pollution from local, regional and international sources exists on filter samples.