Sean O’Connor (born 1963, Dublin, Ireland), Irish author specializing in haibun, haiku, and zuihitsu. Founder and editor of The Haibun Journal, a biannual print publication, and member of the judging panel of the Genjuan International Haibun Contest for 2020 and 2021. Has published three books: Let Silence Speak: A Haiku and Haibun Collection (2016), Even the Mountains: Five Years in a Japanese Village (2017), and Fragmentation, a series of haibun and zuihitsu meditations on dementia and the dynamics of memory (2021). Awarded a Literature Bursary by the Arts Council of Ireland in 2021. Resides in rural Tipperary, Ireland.