The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Apr. 14, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Teaching Mavis to Ride a Bike"

by Faith Shearin,

and the literary and historical notes for Monday, April 14, 2014.

Apr. 12, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free"

by William Wordsworth,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, April 12, 2014.