The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Dec. 19, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"The Meeting"

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,

and the literary and historical notes for Thursday, December 19, 2013.

Dec. 16, 2013: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Sheep in the Winter Night"

by Tom Hennen,

and the literary and historical notes for Monday, December 16, 2013.