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?
Mount McKinley, located within Denali National Park and Preserve, is the highest mountain on the North American continent. Measured from the 2,000 foot lowlands to its snowy summit at 20,320 feet, the mountain’s vertical relief of 18,000 feet is greater than that of Mount Everest.