Garrison Keillor is a prolific author with over 100 written or recorded works. He is also a storyteller, performance artist, radio host and comedian. He published eleven books, including three books for children.
Keillor began his broadcasting career while a student at the University of Minnesota on the student-operated radio station, named Radio K. In 1969 he began writing for ?The New Yorker?. On July 6, 1974 he started “A Prairie Home Companion” in a St. Paul college theatre before an audience of twelve people. In 1987, he moved to New York where, in 1989, he started “The American Radio Company”, which after four seasons returned to the name “A Prairie Home Companion” in 1993, and is again based in Minnesota. From 1996-2001 Keillor authored an advice column, titled “Mr. Blue”, on Salon.com. He resigned after having a heart surgery in 2001. Since June of 2005 Garrison Keillor has been a syndicated newspaper columnist at Salon.com.
Source - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0445087/bio