The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Feb. 4, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Mind-Body Problem"

by Katha Pollitt,

and the literary and historical notes for Tuesday, February 4, 2014.

Feb. 1, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Poem on my 79th Birthday"

by Peter Everwine,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, February 1, 2014.

Jan. 31, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"What's in My Journal"

by William Stafford,

and the literary and historical notes for Friday, January 31, 2014.