“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.

  • 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...

  • 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”