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


The Official Trailer for WARM BODIES

Warm Bodies explores what happens when the cold heart of a zombie is tempted by the warmth of human love.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

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Portland, OR 97201
DEC 31

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Daniel Plainview.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Giant sea monsters lurking under me while I'm swimming. Also, bees.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. See my "motto and maxim" answer. Regret is pointless. I never do anything without first deciding to do it based on facts and feelings, and if it doesn't work out how I hoped, oh well, there's another notch on my experience belt.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I think too much. Sometimes it's a struggle to live in the moment. Also, my cheeks get really red when I drink.

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