stanza

“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 now fully furnished with updates throughout the week about our Chancellors and programs, plus new essays, video and audio, lesson plans, and other poetry resources. Click each title below to read more.

Dec 02 2016
Weekend Audio Poem Playlist

Weekend Audio Poem Playlist: Week of November 28, 2016

Start off your weekend by listening to this new playlist of poets David Baker, Ada Limón, Ted Mathys, Charif Shanahan, and Bianca Stone, recently featured in Poem-a-Day, reading new poems.
Dec 01 2016
World AIDS Day

Leadership. Commitment. Impact: World AIDS Day 2016

On December 1 every year, people all across the globe celebrate World AIDS Day, an opportunity for people to show their support for people living with HIV/AIDS and commemorate those who have died.
Nov 30 2016
Jobs for Poets

Jobs for Poets: November 30, 2016

Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities available for poets in the workforce now.
Nov 25 2016
Audio Poem Playlist

Weekend Audio Poem Playlist: Week of November 21, 2016

Start off your weekend by listening to this new playlist of poets Samuel Amadon, Nathalie Handal, Katrina Roberts, and Matthew Rohrer, recently featured in Poem-a-Day, reading new poems.
Nov 23 2016
Jobs for Poets

Jobs for Poets: November 23, 2016

Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities available for poets in the workforce now.
Nov 22 2016
Poems for Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks for Poetry This Thanksgiving

In her poem “Perhaps the World Ends Here,” Joy Harjo writes, “At this table we sing with joy, with sorrow. We pray of suffering and remorse. We give thanks.”
Nov 18 2016
Audio Poem Playlist

Weekend Audio Poem Playlist: Week of November 14, 2016

Start off your weekend by listening to this new playlist of poets Ellen Bass, Major Jackson, Carol Muske-Dukes, Prageeta Sharma, and Alli Warren, recently featured in Poem-a-Day, reading new poems.
Nov 17 2016
Poetry Breaks: Sharon Olds

Two New Videos Series on Poets.org

This fall, we’ve added two new video series, Poetry Breaks and P.O.P, to Poets.org.
Nov 16 2016
Jobs for Poets

Jobs for Poets: November 16, 2016

Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities available for poets in the workforce now.
Nov 12 2016
Audio Poem Playlist

Weekend Audio Poem Playlist: Week of November 7, 2016

Start off your weekend by listening to this new playlist of poets Julian Talamantez Brolaski, Annie Finch, Tyler Mills, Arthur Sze, and David Trinidad, recently featured in Poem-a-Day, reading new poems.

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