Orlaith O’Sullivan is a mindfulness educator, poet, and writer whose work has been shortlisted for the William Trevor International Short Story Competition and the J. G. Farrell Award. She is the winner of the Fish-Knife Award for Crime and The Stinging Fly Prize. She holds a PhD in Renaissance English literature and has taught widely, from Beowulf to feminist science fiction.
On the mindfulness and SEL side, Orlaith O’Sullivan is a founding member of the Community of Contemplative Education, Mind & Life Europe’s group to cultivate human flourishing through education, which offers research, evidence-base, and overviews to deepen our understanding of what works and how. O’Sullivan is the International Coordinator of Wake Up Schools, the award-winning grassroots organization for mindfulness in education. She lives in Dublin, Ireland.