The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

May. 20, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"In a Country None of Us Called Home"

by Peg Bresnahan,

and the literary and historical notes for Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

May. 18, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer"

by Walt Whitman,

and the literary and historical notes for Sunday, May 18, 2014.