Florent Couao-Zotti’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Writer
Is Writer
From Benin
Type Journalism
Gender male

1 January 1964

Age 57 years

Florent Couao-Zotti (born 1964) is a writer of comics, plays, and short stories, who lives in Cotonou, Benin. He is fond of employing the short-story as a form. He is also editor of several satirical magazines and a cultural columnist.


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  • Ce soleil où j’ai toujours soif (play). 1996. ISBN 978-2-7384-2734-2
  • Notre pain de chaque jour (play). 1998: Le Serpent à plumes, Paris. ISBN 978-2-84261-042-5
  • L’homme dit fou et la mauvaise foi des hommes (short stories). 2000: Le Serpent à plumes, Paris. ISBN 978-2-84261-204-7
  • Notre pain de chaque nuit (novel). 2000: J’ai lu, Paris. ISBN 978-2-290-30242-2
  • Charly en guerre (youth novel). 2001: Éditions Dapper, 2001. ISBN 978-2-906067-69-1
  • La diseuse de mal-espérance (play). 2001. ISBN 978-2-7475-0578-9
  • Small hell in Street corners, (short story in Fools, Thieves and other Dreamers). 2001: Weaver Press, Harare.
  • La Sirène qui embrassait les étoiles. 2003: L’œil, Paris. ISBN 978-2-912415-63-9
  • Le collectionneur de vierges (play). 2004: Editions Ndzé. ISBN 978-2-911464-20-1
  • Le Cantique des cannibales. 2004: Le Serpent à plumes, Paris. ISBN 978-2-84261-485-0
  • Retour de tombe. 2004: Editions Joca Seria. ISBN 978-2-84809-025-2
  • Les Fantômes du Brésil. 2006: UBU éditions. ISBN 978-2-35197-002-7