The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Apr. 2, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Holding On To Benjamin"

by Mary Oliver,

and the literary and historical notes for Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Apr. 1, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"why i feed the birds"

by Richard Vargas,

and the literary and historical notes for Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Mar. 29, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"I Didn't Go to Church Today"

by Ogden Nash,

and the literary and historical notes for Saturday, March 29, 2014.