Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor is the host and writer of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer's Almanac heard on public radio stations across the country. He is the editor of two poetry anthologies, Good Poems and Good Poems for Hard Times, and the author of more than a dozen books, including Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Love Me, Homegrown Democrat, and the children's book Daddy's Girl. He was born in Anoka, MN, in 1942, and graduated from the University of Minnesota. He lives in St. Paul with his wife and daughter. He also has two grandsons. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Letters and the Episcopal Church. Garrison Keillor and Robert Altman's film, based on Prairie Home Companion, debuted in 2006.

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Garrison Keillor is the host and writer of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer's Almanac heard on public radio stations across the country. He is the editor of two poetry anthologies, Good Poems and Good Poems for Hard Times, and the author of more than a dozen books, including Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Love Me, Homegrown Democrat, and the children's book Daddy's Girl. He was born in Anoka, MN, in 1942, and . . .

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