Isaac Marion

Isaac Marion grew up in the mossy depths of the Pacific Northwest, where he worked as a heating installer, a security guard, and a visitation supervisor for foster children before publishing his debut novel in 2010. Warm Bodies became a #5 New York Times bestseller and inspired a major Hollywood film adaptation. It has been translated into twenty-five languages worldwide. Isaac lives in Seattle with his cat and a beloved cactus, writing fiction and music, and taking pictures of everything. Visit for more on these endeavors.

Books by this Author

The Burning World
Warm Bodies and The New Hunger
The New Hunger
Warm Bodies


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Every experience, good or bad, is a priceless collector's item.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A strong, healthy body, all the resources I need to do the things I want, and good people to do them with.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Eve, of Adam and Eve. And I would say, "Hey. Hey! Put it down. Put it down...and walk away. Good girl."

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I say "arbitrary" way too much these days. I guess I'm just noticing how many things we take for granted as fact have no real basis in reality. They're just...arbitrarily decided.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Daniel Plainview.

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