“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...
  • American Poets, Fall-Winter 2014
    American Poets Is on the Way

    The fall/winter issue of American Poets,...

  • Louise Gluck
  • Leaves of Grass
    Take a Walk through Leaves of Grass with Allen Ginsberg

    Walt Whitman was—and is—America’s poet, the man who, in the...

  • Dear Poet: Toi Derricotte reads “For Telly the Fish”