The Writer's Almanac

Each day, Garrison Keillor reads a poem and relates stories of significant events touching literary history.

Recent Episodes

Sep. 13, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"The Chambermaids in the Marriott in Midmorning"

by Maxine Kumin,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, September 13, 2014.

Sep. 12, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Choose Something Like a Star"

by Robert Frost,

and the literary and historical notes for Friday, September 12, 2014.