Blavier was greatly influenced by the work of Raymond Queneau, and became a member of Oulipo (the name is a contraction for Ouvroir de littérature potentielle or "workshop of potential literature"), a group consisting of mostly French-speaking writers and mathematicians who create literary works using constrained writing techniques.
- Elkin, Lauren, & Esposito, Scott (2012). The End of Oulipo?: An Attempt to Exhaust a Movement. John Hunt Publishing. p. 77. ISBN 178099656X.