The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Sep. 9, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"The Problem of Describing Trees"

by Robert Hass,

and the literary and historical notes for Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

Sep. 8, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"What the Window Washers Did"

by Margaret Hasse,

and the literary and historical notes for Monday, September 8, 2014.