Bryan Rickert (born Bryan Charles Rickert, December 11, 1972, Belleville, Illinois, U.S.A.), American haiku poet and editor, retired teacher now working as an industrial coffee roaster. Studying and writing Japanese short-form poetry since 2012. Haiku and senryu in leading journals and anthologies. Has published two books: Fish Kite (2018; haiku), and Just Dust and Stone (2021) (collaborative split haiku sequences with Peter Jastermsky). Editor of the Living Senryū Anthology and coeditor of Failed Haiku—A Journal of English Language Senryu. Resides in Belleville, Illinois.