Poets And Poetry Lovers Alike Lament Loss of ‘The Writer’s Almanac’

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“The Writer’s Almanac” launched in 1993 as public radio broadcast celebrating poetry and literary history. When American Public Media Group cut ties with host Garrison Keillor over accusations of inappropriate behavior, the show suddenly disappeared. Here’s what poets and poetry publishers had to say about losing one of their biggest platforms. I reported this story for NPR’s Arts Desk. It aired on “Here and Now.”