Éric Chevillard is counted among the most inventive prose stylists writing in the French language. He has published more than twenty novels, along with several volumes based on his blog, L'Autofictif. Previous translations of his work into English include Prehistoric Times (tr. Alyson Waters, Archipelago), Palafox (tr. Wyatt Mason, Archipelago), The Crab Nebula (tr. Jordan Stump and Eleanor Hardin, Nebraska), Demolishing Nissard (tr. Jordan Stump, Dalkey), and On the Ceiling (tr. Jordan Stump, Nebraska).