The Writer's Almanac

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

Recent Episodes

Mar. 5, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"Where Go the Boats"

by Robert Louis Stevenson,

and the literary and historical notes for Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

Mar. 2, 2014: The Writer's Almanac

Poem:
"We talked about the fact..."

by Robert Lax,

and the literary and historical notes for Sunday, March 2, 2014.