“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...
  • Submit to the Walt Whitman Award

    There's only one month left to submit your manuscript to our

  • American Poets, Fall-Winter 2014, Volume 47
    New Poems from American Poets

    The fall-winter issue of the Academy's magazine American Poets is out and we've added a...

  • How to Embed a Poem or Anthology

    Poems—of all artforms—should be shared, and when we embarked on the redesign of Poets.org last...

  • Dear Poet: C. D. Wright Reads “Like Hearing Your Name Called in a Language You Don’t Understand”