Genevieve Taggard

Genevieve Taggard

Fellow: Awarded 1931

Field of Study: Poetry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-24-1894

Died: 11-08-1948

Website: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/genevieve-taggard

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

TAGGARD, GENEVIEVE:  Appointed for creative writing, abroad; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1931.

Born November 28, 1894, at Waitsburg, Washington. Education:  University of California, A.B., 1919.

Instructor of English, 1929–31, Mount Holyoke College.

Publications: Poems: For Eager Lovers, 1922; Hawaiian Hilltop, 1923; Words for the Chisel, 1926; Travelling Standing Still, 1928. Biography: The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson, 1930. Articles and short stories in The Nation, The New Republic, The Bookman. Editor of May Days, An Anthology of Masses Liberator Verse, 1925; Circumference, Varieties of Metaphysical Verse, 1456–1928, 1929. One of the founders and editors of The Measure, A Journal of Verse.