The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Oct. 13, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Coming Up for Air"

by Diana Der-Hovanessian,

and the literary and historical notes for Sunday, October 13, 2013.

Oct. 10, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Afternoon on a Hill"

by Edna St. Vincent Millay,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, October 10, 2013.

Oct. 9, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Number 20"

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti,

and the literary and historical notes for Wednesday, October 9, 2013.