In 2000, Rey received the “Prix de Flore”, a French literary prize awarded to youthful authors, for his novel Mémoire Courte. Following his start on the French television show "Cuisine et Dépendance", Rey became a daily reviewer on the French television network Canal Plus show "En Aparté". Next, on the same channel, he co-hosted a show reviewing recent-happenings called “Un Café et l’Addition”. His literature column, “Entre les Lignes”, appears in the French magazine VSD.
1998 : Treize minutes, Au Diable Vauvert
2000 : Mémoire courte, Au Diable Vauvert
2003 : Un début prometteur, Au Diable Vauvert
2004 : Courir à trente ans, Au Diable Vauvert
2006 : Vallauris Plage, Grasset
2000 : Prix de Flore (Mémoire courte, Au Diable Vauvert)