Patrick Somerville at Brooklyn Book Festival 2011
|Born||April 14, 1979|
Somerville graduated from Cornell University in 2005. Somerville published his debut novel, The Cradle, in 2009 and his second novel This Bright River in 2012. In 2013, he joined the writing staff of The Bridge, where he wrote two episodes of the series. From 2015-17, he was a writer on the HBO series The Leftovers. In October 2016, it was announced that Somerville would write the Netflix series Maniac. In December 2017, he signed a deal to develop new TV and digital projects exclusively for Paramount TV.
- The Cradle: A Novel. Little, Brown. 9 March 2009. ISBN 978-0-316-07263-2.
- This Bright River: A Novel. Little, Brown. 26 June 2012. ISBN 978-0-316-20306-7.
Short story collections
- Trouble: Stories. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. 10 February 2010. ISBN 978-0-307-49840-3.
- The Universe in Miniature in Miniature. featherproof books. 2010. pp. 1–. ISBN 978-0-9825808-1-3.
- "Patrick Somerville | Book Cellar | Literary Events". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "To Feather a Nest, a Wild Goose Chase". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "This Bright River". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "Patrick Somerville". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "The Bridge, Ep. 1.10, "Old Friends" keeps the tension high, as more of Tate's plan is revealed". Sound On Sight. 2013-09-12. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- "The Bridge, Ep. 1.07: "Destino" continues tonal and stylistic growth, but can't stem murder-mystery fatigue". Sound On Sight. 2013-08-22. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
- Kachka, Boris. "How to End a TV Show: An Exclusive Look at the Making of The Leftovers Finale". Vulture. Retrieved 2018-09-24.
- "Netflix Emma Stone-Jonah Hill Series 'Maniac' From Cary Fukunaga Finds Writer". Deadline. October 21, 2016.
- Andreeva, Nellie (2017-12-08). "'Maniac' Creator Patrick Somerville Inks Overall Deal With Paramount TV, Will Shepherd 'Made for Love' TV Adaptation". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-09-24.
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