|Born||Vancouver Island, British Columbia|
|Notable work(s)||The Sisters Brothers|
Patrick deWitt (born 1975) is a Canadian novelist and screenwriter. He was born on Vancouver Island, British Columbia and later lived in California and Washington. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon.
His first book, Ablutions (2009), was named a New York Times Editors’ Choice book. His second book, The Sisters Brothers (2011), was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize, the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the 2011 Governor General's Award for English language fiction. He was one of two Canadian writers, alongside Esi Edugyan, to make all four award lists in 2011. On November 1, 2011, he was announced as the winner of the Rogers Prize, and on November 15, 2011, he was announced as the winner of Canada's 2011 Governor General's Award for English language fiction. On April 26, 2012, the book The Sisters Brothers won the 2012 Stephen Leacock Award. Alongside Edugyan, The Sisters Brothers was also a shortlisted nominee for the 2012 Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction.
- Ablutions (2009)
- The Sisters Brothers (2011)
- Terri (2011)
- Mesh, Aaron (August 3, 2011). "Hotseat: Patrick deWitt". Willamette Week. Retrieved September 23, 2011.
- "DeWitt and Edugyan add Giller nods to Booker nominations". The Globe and Mail, October 4, 2011.
- "Booker nominees Edugyan, deWitt make shortlist for Writers' Trust prize". The Globe and Mail, September 28, 2011.
- "Edugyan, deWitt shortlisted for Governor General literary award". Toronto Star, October 11, 2011.
- "Patrick deWitt’s 'The Sisters Brothers' wins Writers’ Trust Prize". The Globe and Mail, November 1, 2011.
- Patrick "DeWitt wins Governor General Literary Award for Sisters Brothers". National Post, November 16,2011.
- "Edugyan and deWitt face off in yet another literary contest". The Globe and Mail, April 4, 2012.
- Patrick DeWitt's home page
- Granta Books author page
- Canada's Governor General's Literary Awards, 2011 winners
- Q&A with Patrick deWitt
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