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

Downtown Waterfront Marriott
1401 SW Naito Pkwy
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. Which living person do you most admire?

A. It's easy for me to find fault with most real people generally regarded as admirable, so....Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. On a beautiful mountaintop with a beautiful woman in my beautiful 1976 GMC motorhome.

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.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. The 10-item Thali at Poppy in Seattle. Trick answer! It's 10 things in one!

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