Radio host Garrison Keillor, 68, told the AARP Bulletin that he's planning to retire in the spring of 2013. But the host of A Prairie Home Companion says that he must find his replacement first. Keillor created his show in 1974 in Minnesota. It is now broadcast on 590 public radio stations across the country and is heard by over 4 million people each week.
In an interview with the Bulletin's online books column, The Author Speaks, Keillor discussed his latest project, an anthology of poems titled Good Poems: American Places, elaborated on his love of poetry, his impressions of America, his legacy, dreams for the future — and on his views on stepping down from the limelight