Born in 1957, Bruno Lecigne is a writer, essayist, scriptwriter, and literary director. He is the author of a dozen SF and detective novels, about thirty short stories, and various essays and articles on comics. He received the Grand Prix of French science fiction in 1981 for his short story La Femme-escargot allant au bout du monde.
Literary advisor and co-director of the Fleuve Noir collection, he was the first editor of Calvin & Hobbes in France at Hachette, and then successively held the positions of publishing director and general manager at Humanoids, working in particular with Moebius, Schuiten, Margerin, Gimenez, Manara and Jodorowsky; among others, he published the works of Nicolas de Crécy and Monsieur Jean by Dupuy & Berberian.
He is the author or co-author of more than sixty audiovisual works broadcast on French television. In 2016, he received the Best French Fiction Series Award in Cognac for Cassandre (co-written with Mathieu Masmondet - France 3). He also co-created the series La Doc' et le Véto for France 3.
Although he continues to support various writers in their work for Humanoids, he currently devotes himself mainly to his work as a writer for television and comics.
He currently lives between Paris and the village of Saint-Andéol, in the Vercors (38).