“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.

  • Poems & More for LGBTQ Pride Month
    June is Pride Month, an annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer...
  • Audio Poem Playlist
    Your Weekend Audio Poem Playlist
    Start off your weekend by listening to this new playlist of poets Adam Clay, Anaïs Duplan, Ansel...
  • Audio Poem Playlist
    Weekend Audio Poem Playlist: Week of December 12, 2016
    Start off your weekend by listening to this new playlist of poets Rob Schlegel, Diane Seuss, Safiya...
  • Audre Lorde
    Celebrating Women's Voices for Women's History Month
    “I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they/we were so...
  • Shakespeare
    Shakespeare on His Birthday
    Known for his deft use of language—the wordplay, the rhythms, and the rhymes that remain unmatched...
  • 2014 National Book Award Longlist in Poetry Announced

    Today the National Book Foundation announced its longlist in poetry. The ten contenders for the...

  • 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”