Hervé Le Tellier is a writer, publisher, mathematician and journalist. He has collaborated with numerous written and radio media outlets, including Le Monde and France Culture, and is considered one of the most prestigious authors on the current French scene with an extensive body of work that includes poetry, drama, novels and short stories. He has worked as an editor with renowned authors such as Raymond Queneau and Georges Perec. Since 1992 he has been a member of the experimental literary group, Oulipo. His novel The Anomaly won the prestigious Goncourt Prize and has become the literary surprise of the year around the world.