The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Dec. 2, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"A Dream Within a Dream"

by Edgar Allan Poe,

and the literary and historical notes for Monday, December 2, 2013.

Dec. 1, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Would It Be So Wrong"

by Krista Lukas,

and the literary and historical notes for Sunday, December 1, 2013.

Nov. 30, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"I Get a Kick Out of You"

by Cole Porter,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, November 30, 2013.