Margaret Lloyd, PhD
Professor of English
Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics, 1996-97
BA, University of Rochester
PhD, University of Leeds, England
Margaret Lloyd has taught English at Springfield College since 1987; during 20 of those years, she chaired the Humanities Department. She has taught a variety of courses in the department, including Creative Writing, Modern American Poetry, College Writing, the Senior English Seminar, Women and Literature, Celtic Literature, and American Romanticism.
She has published a book on the structure of William Carlos Williams’ poem Paterson (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press) and three books of poems: This Particular Earthly Scene (Alice James Books), A Moment in the Field: Voices from Arthurian Legend (Plinth Books), and Forged Light (Open Field Press). Her poetry has appeared widely in journals (Poetry East, Seneca Review, Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Planet: The Welsh Internationalist, and Poetry Wales) and in ten anthologies. She received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the creation of critical editions and translations of poems written by a fifteenth-century medieval Welsh woman. She was the Margaret Bridgman Fellow in Poetry at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, received the Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award for the best poem published in Willow Springs, a National Poetry Series commendation, and five Pushcart Prize nominations. She was awarded a writing residency at Yaddo and twice awarded a fellowship to Hawthornden Castle, an international retreat for writers in Scotland