The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Jul. 5, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"The Pelicans of San Felipe"

by John Daniel,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, July 5, 2014.

Jul. 3, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"How the Trees on Summer Nights Turn into a Dark River"

by Barbara Crooker,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, July 3, 2014.

Jul. 1, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"The Soul Selects Her Own Society"

by Emily Dickinson,

and the literary and historical notes for Tuesday, July 1, 2014.