Born 1977, Lausanne, Switzerland. Lives and works in Switzerland.
As the curator of the Maison d’Ailleurs, Frédéric Jaccaud manages some 100,000 pieces relating to science fiction, utopian, and imaginary culture. Specialising in offbeat works, he regularly publishes scientific articles on genre literature, including Science et science fiction (2010), Souvenirs du futur (2013), and Atrocity Exhibition Archive Paradoxe (2013). Jaccaud is also a novelist influenced by Ballard, Burroughs, Artaud, and Bataille. Since his first book, Monstre (2010), he has published dark, unclassifiable works in Gallimard’s Série Noire: La Nuit (2013), Hécate (2014), and Exil (2016).