Title: Jerry Kilbride Papers
Box Number: 100-120 HAIKU MS
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Kilbride, Jerry, 1930-
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence.
Haiku, American--History and criticism--Sources.
Correspondence, scrapbooks and memorabilia arranged in two series: Haiku Related
Materials and Personal Papers.
Born February 25, 1930 in Denver, Colorado. Attended grammar and high schools
affiliated with St. Mel Roman Catholic Parish in Chicago's west side, 1936-1948.
United States Army, 1951-1953. Studied at the Kansas City Art Institute, Mexico City
College, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Member of the Small Press Traffic
Writers' Workshop, San Francisco, 1979-1986. Vice-President of the Haiku Society of
America, 1989. A co-founder of the Haiku Poets of Northern California and the
American Haiku Archives. Museum of Haiku Literature Award, 1987. Japan Air Lines
Haiku Conference Awards, First Prize, 1987. Henderson Awards, First Prize, 1987.
Henderson Awards, Third Prize, 1988. Mainichi Daily News Awards, First Prize, 1989.
HPNC President's Gavel Award, 1991. Retired as senior bartender of the Olympic
Club, San Francisco, March 1995. Participant in the 16th Annual Summer Writers'
Workshop, Irish Writers' Centre, Dublin, Ireland, August 1995. Member of the Irish
Literary and Historical Society, San Francisco. Widely traveled.
Eulberg, Mary Thomas.
Lamb, Elizabeth Searle.
Davidson, L. A.
Kenny, Adele, 1948-
McKay, Anne, 1932-
Welch, Michael Dylan, 1962-