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Elizabeth Searle Lamb

Elizabeth Searle Lamb, American freelance writer, poet. Recipient 2d place award Ruben Dario Memorial Poetry Contest, Organization of American States, 1967, awards National League American Pen Women, Haiku Society of America, Museum Haiku Literature, Tokyo, Mainichi Daily News, Tokyo, Poetry Society Japan, 55th Annual Basho Festival, Ueno, Japan, numerous others.


  • Lamb, Elizabeth Searle was born on January 22, 1917 in Topeka. Daughter of Howard Sanford and Helen Baker (Shaver) Searle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1939. Bachelor of Music, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1940.


    • Canon City correspondent Pueblo (Colorado) Chieftan, 1957-1959. Editor Frogpond: Quarterly Haiku Journal/Haiku Society of America, New York City, 1984-1991, 94.



    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Christian


    Board directors Public Library., Canon City, 1957-1958. Secretary Friends of the Public Library., Santa Fe, 1979-1982. 1st honorary curator American Haiku Archive, California State Library., Sacramento, 1996-1997.

    Member Haiku Society of America (president 1971), Poetry Society of America, Haiku International Association (Japan), Haiku Canada.



    Chamber music, harp.


    • Married F. Bruce Lamb, December 11 1941 (deceased December 1992). 1 child, Carolyn.
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    Born January 22, 1917
    Died February 21, 2005
    (aged 88)
    • 1939
      University Kansas
    • 1940
      University Kansas
    • 1957 - 1959
      Canon City correspondent Pueblo (Colorado) Chieftan
    • 1984 - 1991
      editor Frogpond: Quarterly Haiku Journal/Haiku Society American