The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Feb. 27, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Snow-Bound"

by John Greenleaf Whittier,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, February 27, 2014.

Feb. 22, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Scheming in the Snow"

by Jack Gilbert,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, February 22, 2014.