“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.

  • 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”