The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Oct. 30, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"People Who Eat in Coffee Shops"

by Edward Field,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, October 30, 2014.

Oct. 25, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Break, Break, Break"

by Alfred Tennyson,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, October 25, 2014.