Marilyn Ashbaugh (born August 19, 1954, South Bend, Indiana, U.S.A.), retired University of Notre Dame administrator. She holds a J.D. and MPA from Indiana University, Bloomington. Among other awards, Ashbaugh’s haiku was shortlisted for the 2021 Touchstone Award for Individual Poems. She won Third Place in the 2016 Kiyoshi & Kiyoko Tokutomi Haiku Contest and First Place in 2021. Ashbaugh received an Honorable Mention in the 8th Akita International Haiku Contest (2019) and tied for Winning Haiku in that contest the following year. She resides in Edwardsburg, Michigan, and Gulf Stream, Florida.
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