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poet , freelance writer

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.

Background

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.

Career

Canon City correspondent, Pueblo (Colorado) Chieftan, 1957-1959; editor, Frogpond: Quarterly Haiku Journal/Haiku Society American, New York City, 1984-1991, 94.

Works

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: chamber music, harp.

Connections

Married F. Bruce Lamb, December 11 1941 (deceased December 1992). 1 child, Carolyn.

father:
Howard Sanford Searle

mother:
Helen Baker (Shaver) Searle

spouse:
F. Bruce Lamb

child:
Carolyn Lamb