Florent Couao-Zotti holds a master's degree in modern literature from the National University of Benin, a degree in journalism and a diploma in cultural entrepreneurship.
In the early 1990s, under the era of "Democratic Renewal", he successively served as editor of two satirical newspapers (Le Canard du Golfe and Abito), then was a cultural columnist in several dailies, Tam-Tam Express (independent weekly published in Cotonou between 1988 and 1995); Forum of the Week (weekly appeared in Cotonou between 1990-1996), Benin Nouveau (bi-weekly published between 1990 and 1993 ... [Which?] Before stopping journalism, continuing only to publish chronicles in the independent daily La Nouvelle Tribune.
In a few years, he managed to build an original literary work. Since 2002, Florent Couao-Zotti devotes himself entirely to the writing that he declines in different literary genres (novels, short stories, plays) and in the narrative arts (comics, television series and video films).
His works have received several awards, including the Tchicaya U Tams'i Award, the Francophonie Prize for Juvenile Literature, the Benin Excellence Award, Best Feather of the Decade, the Ahmadou Kourouma Award, etc.