Kevan Chandler

Kevan Chandler is a writer, speaker, adventurer, urban-spelunker, world-traveler, and founder of We Carry Kevan, an organization that aims to redefine conventional ideas of accessibility.


The Princess Bride & Impossible Challenges

By Kevan Chandler

I remember the first time I read The Princess Bride. I was a senior in high school and my sister was home from college for Christmas break, brandishing a thick paperback with the familiar title. Of course, I had seen the movie a handful of times, and I always assumed there was a book to go along, but I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

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The View From Here

By Kevan Chandler

I grew up in the foothills of North Carolina. My childhood was surrounded by winding creeks, endless tobacco fields, and those mystical mountains always on the horizon. I could see it all from the car window on my way to school and from the back deck of my parents’ yard. I could see that the world was big and beautiful; it was wide and deep, full of mystery and wonder. But I could see it—from the car, from the deck, from books and movies and photos—only as others went on ahead of me. Read More ›