Kevin Fedarko spoke in conversation with Pete McBride during the 2017 Winter Words series. Their conversation focused on the role that storytelling can play in protecting the Grand Canyon, the crown jewel of America’s national parks system. Fedarko has written for EsquireNational Geographic, the New York Times, and other publications. He studied at Columbia University and Oxford before joining the staff at Time, where he served on the foreign affairs desk, then later worked as a senior editor at Outside. His first book, The Emerald Mile, which was a New York Times bestseller, won the National Outdoor Book Award and the Reading the West Award, and was a finalist for both the PEN Literary Sports Writing Award and the Banff Mountain Book Award.He lives and works in Flagstaff.


Journalists Shed Light on Grand Canyon Pressures
Aspen Public Radio, Elizabeth Stewart-Severy, February 13, 2017

Tigger and Eeyore Battle the Grand Canyon: Pete McBride and Kevin Fedarko at Aspen Winter Words
The Aspen Times, Andrew Travers, February 9, 2017

The Grand Canyon from All Sides
Aspen Daily News, Christine Benedetti, February 3, 2017