The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Oct. 8, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"The Rules of the New Car"

by Wesley McNair,

and the literary and historical notes for Tuesday, October 8, 2013.

Oct. 7, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"It Is Marvellous..."

by Elizabeth Bishop,

and the literary and historical notes for Monday, October 7, 2013.

Oct. 6, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"A selection from "Three Songs at the End of Summer""

by Jane Kenyon,

and the literary and historical notes for Sunday, October 6, 2013.