Resurrecting Hidden Plots: An Author Feature with Isaac Marion

Warm Bodies is a fun romp through the apocalypse. It’s inventive, humorous, and fast-paced—so much so that the deeper themes of “what makes us human” sneak into the prose unexpectedly, between garish explosions and teenage romance. But we never lose the fun. We never lose the lightness.The Burning World, however, is a different sort of…

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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.

Ryan Gajda

Ryan Gajda is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK. He spends a large amount of his time making scratchy portraits of Bill Murray and you can see more of his work on Instagram: @ryangajda or Twitter: @ryangajda. He also has a blog: where he posts a new piece of work every Tuesday and has done for the last three and a half years (in spite of overwhelming public apathy).

First Featured In: No. 6, winter 2016

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