Garrison Keillor, 38th Annual ODU Literary Festival

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Featured Participant

Festival Date



Ted Constant Convocation Center

Author/Artist Bio

Garrison Keillor is an acclaimed humorist, novelist, poet, and America's most beloved radio host. He went to work for Minnesota Public Radio in 1969, and in July 1974, he hosted the first broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion." Keillor has received Grammy, ACE and George Foster Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Author of many best-selling books, he is the host of the “Writer's Almanac" and the author of several poetry anthologies. His reading is donated as a gift to the ODU writing community.


Keillor read on Monday, October 5th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.


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