- McGill, Meredith. “What is a Ballad? Reading for Genre, Format, and Medium,” forthcoming in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 70:2 (September 2016).
- McGill, Meredith. “The Poetry of Slavery,” in Ezra Tawil, ed. Cambridge Companion to Slavery in American Literature (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 115-136.
- McGill, Meredith. “Genre and Nationality in Nineteenth-Century British and American Poetry,” with Scott Challener, Isaac Cowell, Bakary Diaby, Lauren Kimball, Michael Monescalchi, and Melissa Parrish, in Teaching Transatlanticism, Linda Hughes and Sarah Robbins, eds. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015), 164-180.
- McGill, Meredith. “Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and the Circuits of Abolitionist Poetry,” in Lara Langer Cohen and Jordan Stein, eds., Early African American Print Culture. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012), 53-74.
- McGill, Meredith. “Walt Whitman and the Poetics of Reprinting,” in David Blake and Michael Robertson eds., Where the Future Becomes Present: Whitman and Leaves of Grass. (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2008), 37-58.
- McGill, Meredith. Introduction, The Traffic in Poems: Nineteenth-Century Poetry and Transatlantic Exchange (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008), 1-12.
- McGill, Meredith. “Common Places: Poetry, Illocality, and Temporal Dislocation in Thoreau’s A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers,” in American Literary History (Spring 2007) 357-74.