Alys Culhane currently lives in Palmer, Alaska, along with her husband Pete, and as well, their five Icelandic horses, three goats, two dogs, and two chickens.
Alys, along with Pete, is the author of The Alaska Bicycle Touring Guide (Denali Press) Road Songs: Essays on Exploring New Zealand by Bicycle (Cornerstone Press), and a co-editor of Remembering Wendy Bishop: Composing Ourselves as Writer-Teachers (Hampton Press).
Alys’s essays, poems, and academic articles have appeared in numerous national publications. Her Icelandic horse related articles have been published in the US Icelandic Horse Quarterly, TTeam Connections, Equus, Eidfaxi: The Journal of the Icelandic Horse, The Alaska Horse Journa, and the Alaska Icelandic Horse Association Newsletter.
Alys is currently working on a book which is her perceptions of her first five years with Raudi. In addition, she and Pete are preparing for Part II of their trip, which starting in June, 2013 will take them from northern Colorado to northern Montana.