The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Oct. 25, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Break, Break, Break"

by Alfred Tennyson,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Oct. 23, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"I Love All Beauteous Things"

by Robert Bridges,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, October 23, 2014.