A doctor of political science and an expert on the former Czechoslovakia, Olivier Paquet is fascinated by science fiction, Japanese cartoons and mangas. He is a broadcaster on the radio programme "Mauvais genres" on France Culture, where he regularly gives talks on his favourite topics.
He has written mainly short stories for the magazine Galaxie. One story, Synesthésie, won the Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire 2002. His novel, Structura Maxima, was first published in the "Imagine" collection (Flammarion) with Jacques Chambon as editor in 2003.