The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

May. 8, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"To the Virgins to Make Much of Time"

by Robert Herrick,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, May 8, 2014.

May. 7, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"The Figure on the Hill"

by Jeffrey Harrison,

and the literary and historical notes for Wednesday, May 7, 2014.