Patrick SomervillePRODUCER | WRITER

Patrick Somerville is a novelist and screenwriter, who recently created, showran, and produced the HBO Max TV min-series Station 11. The show debuted to rave reviews and was nominated for a Peabody Entertainment Award.

Somerville’s work has received a USC Scripter nomination and featured A-list actors. His previous work, Maniac, a Netflix original mini-series for which he executive produced and wrote several episodes, starred Emma Stone and Jonah Hill. The show was nominated for WGA and PGA Awards.

The writer also wrote and produced for the HBO drama TV series The Leftovers, starring Justin Theroux. Somerville started his work in Television writing for the FX drama The Bridge and FOX’s 24: Live Another Day.

Somerville’s books include two collections of stories, Trouble (2006), The Universe in Miniature in Miniature (2010), and two novels, The Cradle (2009) and This Bright River (2012).

His work on The Cradle was nominated for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Award and a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick for Spring 2009, a Target Emerging Writers Pick, and a New York Times Editor’s Choice. This Bright River was a New York Times Editor’s Choice as well, and The Universe in Miniature in Miniature was short-listed for the 2010 Story Prize.

Somerville’s writing has appeared in The New York TimesGQEsquire, and he is a MacDowell Fellow and the winner of the 2009 21st Century Award.