The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Jan. 25, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"A Story Can Change Your Life"

by Peter Everwine,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, January 25, 2014.

Jan. 22, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"It Is Enough"

by Anne Alexander Bingham,

and the literary and historical notes for Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Jan. 21, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Fictional Characters"

by Danusha Laméris,

and the literary and historical notes for Tuesday, January 21, 2014.