The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

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.

Feb. 7, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Our Ground Time Here Will Be Brief"

by Maxine Kumin,

and the literary and historical notes for Friday, February 7, 2014.

Feb. 6, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"To a Singer"

by Percy Bysshe Shelley,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, February 6, 2014.