“The word stanza means ‘room’ in Italian...and each stanza is like a room in a house, a lyric dwelling place,” writes Edward Hirsch in A Poet’s Glossary. Stanza is fully furnished with updates throughout the week about new jobs for poets, our Chancellors and programs, plus new essays, video and audio, lesson plans, and other poetry resources. Click each title below to read more.

  • World AIDS Day
    Poems for World AIDS Day

    In recognition of December 1, World AIDS Day, we’ve gathered a group of poems by contemporary...

  • Summer Solstice
    Poems for the Summer Solstice
    Read poems for the longest day of the year, known as the summer solstice, which falls annually on...
  • LGBTQ Pride Month
    Poems & More for LGBTQ Pride Month
    June is Pride Month, an annual celebration commemorating the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which took place...
  • American Poets, Fall-Winter 2015
    New Books Reviewed by Stephanie Burt

    New this month, critic and poet Stephanie Burt has penned a roundup of twelve book reviews of...

  • Anne Waldman
  • Ohio State Seal
    Ohio Legislature Passes Poet Laureate Bill

    Ohio is one of six states in the country that do not have poet laureates. That, however, may...

  • A Poet's Glossary
    Irish Dream Poems in A Poet's Glossary

    In this week's poetic term from A Poet’s...

  • Dear Poet: Arthur Sze reads “The Chance”