|Birthdate:||April 14, 1979|
|Birthplace:||Green Bay, Wisconsin|
Raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Somerville graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and received an MFA at Cornell University. He published his first short story collection, Trouble, in 2006, and since has published two acclaimed novels, The Cradle (2009) and This Bright River (2012). Somerville's writing has appeared in The New York Times, GQ, and Esquire. In 2013, Somerville joined the writing staff on the FX drama The Bridge, contributing two episodes. Following Live Another Day, Somerville joined the writing staff of the acclaimed HBO series The Leftovers (2015-17, starring Michael Gaston and Regina King).
Somerville resides in Chicago with his wife and son.
- Live Another Day (all episodes)