After graduating from the University of Lausanne with a degree in philosophy, Vincent Yersin taught literature for a few years and now works for the Literary Archives within the Swiss National Library. As a writer, he has published critical and creative texts in periodicals (Le Persil, La Revue de Belles-Lettres) and in several collective books. Since 2012, he is a member of the AJAR collective (Vivre près des tilleuls, Flammarion, 2014), with which he practices group writing and advocates a lively, performative literature. His first collection, Lettre de motivation, was published by BSN Press in 2016. His last book Les couleurs grossières was published by Paulette Éditrice in 2019. He has been participating in Constructlab projects since 2018.