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MARCUS BROTHERTON New York Times Bestselling Author

About Marcus

Marcus Brotherton is a New York Times bestselling author and collaborative writer known for his books with high-profile public figures, humanitarians, inspirational leaders, and military personnel.

His books include the widely-acclaimed Shifty’s War, We Who Are Alive & Remain, A Company of Heroes, and Feast for Thieves.

Coauthored and collaborative works include books with the elite WWII paratroopers featured in HBO’s Band of Brothers miniseries, the elite WWII Marines featured in HBO’s The Pacific, Oscar-nominated actor turned advocate Gary ‘Lieutenant Dan’ Sinise, theologian and minister Louie Giglio, quadruple amputee and Afghan combat veteran Travis Mills, Super Bowl winner and first deaf athlete to play offense in the NFL Derrick Coleman Jr., NFL quarterback Colt McCoy and his mentor Matt Carter, Alabama restaurateur and Civil Rights activist Martha Hawkins, fashion journalist Lauren Scruggs Kennedy, bestselling historian Adam Makos, humanitarians Dr. Sampson Davis and Sharlee Jeter, actor and producer Shawn Hoffman, Bronze Star winner Colonel Susan Luz, international humanitarian Susan Scott Krabacher, and Lt. Buck Compton, who prosecuted Sirhan Sirhan for the murder of Bobby Kennedy.

Marcus is the recipient of a Christy Award for writing excellence, an Editor’s Choice distinction from the Historical Novel Society, and a Christopher Award for literature that “affirms the highest values of the human spirit.”

He appeared in the World War II documentary ‘A Company of Heroes,’ shown on PBS stations nationwide and internationally.

Born in British Columbia, Marcus earned a bachelor’s degree from Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon, and a master’s degree from Biola University in Los Angeles, where he graduated with high honors.

He lives with his wife and their three children in Washington State.


With Gary “Lieutenant Dan” Sinise in Los Angeles.

With Louie Giglio in Atlanta.

With SSG Travis Mills at Microsoft in Seattle.

Winning the Christy Award for writing excellence, with editor Randall Payleitner and agent Greg Johnson, in Florida.

With Dr. Sampson Davis, editor Adam Wilson, and Sharlee Jeter, (sister of baseball legend Derek Jeter) at offices of Simon & Schuster in New York.

With Band of Brothers legends Sgt. Don Malarkey and Lt. Buck Compton.

Marcus and his family, Bellingham, Washington.