The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Dec. 5, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"This Winter Worse than Most"

by Madelyne Camrud,

and the literary and historical notes for Friday, December 5, 2014.

Dec. 2, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Promissory Note"

by Galway Kinnell,

and the literary and historical notes for Tuesday, December 2, 2014.