Patrick Blennerhassett

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Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett is a Canadian novelist and journalist who currently lives in Hong Kong.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Blennerhassett was born in Vancouver, and raised in Kamloops, British Columbia.[3] He is a Thompson Rivers University graduate,[4] who also attended Langara College and Simon Fraser University.[5] His work has been published in such outlets as The Guardian and The Globe & Mail.

Blennerhassett has published four novels.[6][7] He is also a freelance journalist and regularly contributes articles to Business in Vancouver.[8]

In 2007 Blennerhassett was the recipient of a Jack Webster Foundation Fellowship Award.[9]

In 2016 Blennerhassett published a non-fiction book about Olympic field hockey player Balbir Singh Sr.[10][11]

Blennerhassett currently works for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. in 2018 he wrote a feature article for The Guardian about a rash of deaths of men in his hometown of Kamloops.


  • Monument[12][13]
  • Random Acts of Vandalism[14][15]
  • A Forgotten Legend: Balbir Singh Sr., Triple Olympic Gold & Modi's New India[16]
  • The Fatalists[17]