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.

Aug 24 2016
Jobs for Poets

Jobs for Poets: August 24, 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.
Aug 19 2016
National Aviation Day

Taking Flight with Amelia Earhart on National Aviation Day

“The stars seemed near enough to touch and never before have I seen so many. I always believed the lure of flying is the lure of beauty, but I was sure of it that night,” said Amelia Earhart, the first woman and second person to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Aug 17 2016
Jobs for Poets

Jobs for Poets: August 17, 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.
Aug 11 2016
Poems about Travel

Poems for the Traveler, the Adventurer, and the Vacationer

As we enter the last leg of summer, people are planning their exotic vacations, cross-country road trips, local adventures, and old-fashioned recreation and relaxation in the comfort of their homes.
Aug 10 2016
Jobs for Poets

Jobs for Poets: August 10, 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.
Aug 05 2016
Maya Angelou

Summer Olympics 2016 and Poetry

While the 2016 Summer Olympic Games begin today in Rio, introducing a long roster of competitive events such as cycling, gymnastics, swimming, track & field, the triathlon, and more, many people tend to forget that poetry was also a vital part of the Olympics.
Aug 03 2016
Jobs for Poets

Jobs for Poets: August 3, 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.
Aug 03 2016
E. E. Cummings

On E. E. Cummings and the Artist's Right to Challenge the Norm

In a recent post on her BrainPickings blog, writer Maria Popova discusses the aesthetic rebelliousness of E. E. Cummings and the importance of protecting artists’ rights to “challenge the status quo.”
Aug 02 2016
T. S. Eliot

Eliot on Broadway

T. S. Eliot, known by the alias “Possum” among his friends, was a famous cat-lover whose habit of writing about cats and coming up with unusual names for the cats of his friends and acquaintances manifest in his poetry collection Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.
Jul 27 2016
Jobs for Poets

Jobs for Poets: July 27, 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.

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