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?
The vast landscapes of interior Alaska are changing. Large glaciers are receding, permafrost is melting and woody plants are spreading. Comparison of "then-and-now" photographs and data from major vegetation monitoring should allow detection, understanding and potential management of these changes.