The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Oct. 13, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"For My Son, Reading Harry Potter"

by Michael Blumenthal,

and the literary and historical notes for Monday, October 13, 2014.

Oct. 11, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Voices Inside and Out"

by Jack Gilbert,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, October 11, 2014.