The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Sep. 18, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Reading Anna Karenina"

by Karina Borowicz,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, September 18, 2014.

Sep. 17, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"We Shall Be Released"

by Joseph Stroud,

and the literary and historical notes for Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

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.