Author Spotlight: Jonathan Maberry

JONATHAN MABERRY is a New York Times best-selling and multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author, magazine feature writer, playwright, content creator and writing teacher/lecturer. His books have been sold to more than twenty countries.

His novels include:

The Pine Deep Trilogy:

GHOST ROAD BLUES (Pinnacle books; winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel in 2006)

The Joe Ledger series of action thrillers from St. Martins Griffin:

PATIENT ZERO (2009, voted one Best Zombie Novel of 2009; winner of the Black Quill Award and a Bram Stoker Award finalist)

THE WOLFMAN (NY Times bestseller from Tor and winner of the Scribe Award for Best Adaptation, based on the Universal Pictures film starring Benecio Del Toro, Emily Blunt and Sir Anthony Hopkins)

The Benny Imura series of Young Adult dystopian zombie thrillers from Simon & Schuster:

ROT & RUIN (2010)
DUST & DECAY (2011)
FLESH & BONE (2012)
FIRE & ASH (2013)


Jonathan was featured in a History Channel special, Zombies: A Living History, which aired October 25, 2011. He has also has co-authored and worked on several non-fiction books that that explore vampires and zombies.

He writes a variety of projects for Marvel Comics involving BLACK PANTHER, DOOMWAR, WOLVERINE, DEADPOOL, CAPTAIN AMERICA, THE X-MEN, FANTASTIC FOUR and the NY Times bestselling MARVEL ZOMBIES RETURN, MARVEL UNIVERSE VS THE PUNISHER, and MARVEL UNIVERSE VS WOLVERINE. All of Jonathan's comic book collections will be released as Graphic Novel collections.< /span>

Jonathan is also the author of several short stories, and the Contributing Editor for The Big Thrill (the newsletter of the International Thriller Writers). He is a founding member of The Liars Club, a group of networking publishing professionals that includes celebrated authors. The Liars Club works to support booksellers, raise awareness and support for public libraries, and cultivate a joy of reading and books.

On the last Sunday of every month Jonathan hosts the Writers Coffeehouse, a free three-hour open-agenda networking and discussion session for writers of all genres and levels of skill.
Jonathan has been a popular writing teacher and career counselor for writers for the last two decades. He teaches a highly regard series of classes and workshops including Write Your Novel in Nine Months, Revise & Sell, Experimental Writing for Teens, and others.

To find out more about Jonathan check out his site,

Excerpt of Jonathan Mayberry's Dead Of Night

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