Favorite Places in Alaska:
Wherever roads don't go.
Debra McKinney is co-author of Beyond the Bear, the story of how Dan Bigley put his life back together after being blinded by a bear. Before the book project, Debra was a long-time writer at the Anchorage Daily News. She won the Pacific Northwest's C.B. Blethen Memorial Award for distinguished feature writing in 1994, and that same year, the national $10,000 Dart Award for coverage of victims of violence. She was part of a team of reporters that won a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for the Anchorage Daily News. She and her husband, Paul Morley, live on Lazy Mountain near Palmer.
Beyond the Bear (nonfiction), Globe Pequot/Lyons Press, 2013