The first edition of this anthology came out in 1996 as a special issue of the journal Visible Language (vol. 30, n. 2). The original title and subtitle were “New Media Poetry: Poetic Innovation and New Technologies”. For this revised and enlarged second edition I changed “new media poetry” to “media poetry”, and the subtitle now accents the global nature of the movement. I changed “new media poetry” to “media poetry” because now, ten years later, digital and electronic media are no longer new in society in general or in poetry in particular. The change we see today is not one of kind but degree. In other words: the question concerning media today is no longer the passage from a society without personal computing devices and mobile networked media to one in which they reshape social space and interpersonal experience; the question today is the acceleration and expansion of this process. This implies further miniaturization (greater portability), additional media convergence (integration of word, image, sound, movement, transmission, and many other sign-processing features into a single device), and broadband network ubiquity (the eventual ability to process and exchange messages in any media anywhere). This process will undoubtedly contribute to expand the poet’s creative media and will affect the writing/reading process in stimulating ways.