The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Feb. 13, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Who Killed Cock Robin"

by Anonymous,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, February 13, 2014.

Feb. 10, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Gratitude to Old Teachers"

by Robert Bly,

and the literary and historical notes for Monday, February 10, 2014.