Written + Spoken Word

An Evening with Garrison Keillor

When: Mon., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. 2013

Garrison Keillor was born in 1942 in Anoka, Minnesota, and began his radio career at the University of Minnesota, from which he graduated in 1966. On July 6, 1974, he hosted the first broadcast of A Prarie Home Companion in St. Paul. Today, some 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations tune in to the show each week. Keillor has been honored with Grammy, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His many books include Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance, and Guy Noire and the Straight Skinny (Viking). He is the host of the daily program The Writer's Alamanac and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently, Good Poems: American Places (Viking). In 2006, Keillor played himself in the movie adaptation of his show, a film directed by Robert Altman.

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