The following is a list of characters from Why I Quit Zombie School in the order they are mentioned or appear.


Character Medium Description
The Story-Keeper

Book The Story-Keeper (who also calls himself "The Listener") narrates the introduction to this book.
Matt Krinsky

Book He is the protagonist of this book. Matt loves everything that is horror-themed, such as horror movies and comic books. His parents often tell him that he is too pessimistic.
Mr. and Mrs. Krinsky

Book They are Matt's parents. They send Matt to a boarding school called Romero Academy because they think it would be a good experience for him, even though he pleads them not to do so.
Jamie Krinsky

Book Matt's older sister. Aside from her brother, Jamie hates dark or scary stuff.
Mr. Craven

Book He is the principal of Romero Academy. He is tall, bald, and has green eyes. Matt describes him as being really weird, but despite this, he is friendly.
Franny Roth

Book Franny is the first student Matt meets at his new school. She has dark hair and a nice smile.
Wayne and Angelo

Book They are twin brothers who study at Matt's new school. They are tall and wide, and both have short blond hair. Strangely, they have no pupils, their eyes being solid white.
Coach Meadows

Book He's the coach at Romero. He is bald and thin, which leads Matt to think he doesn't look like a couch at all.

Book He is probably a friend of Jamie. Matt himself doesn't know who he is. He is only mentioned once.

Book Alana's a girl from Franny Roth's class. She is tall and thin, and has straight black hair.

Book He is a friend of Angelo. He's on the soccer team at Romero.

Book Another boy from the soccer team.

Book Franny's roommate. Not much info is given about her.

Book He is one of the most popular kids in school. He is tall and athletic-looking, but he is not very friendly.

Book Evie is a girl Matt meets at the welcoming party.
The Reviver

Book He is in charge of the Reviver Room, where he heals kids who get injured. He is an old man with short white hair.

Book Steven is another boy from the soccer team.
Jack Harmon

Book Jack is the protagonist of the next Goosebumps Hall of Horrors book, Don't Scream!. The Story-Keeper introduces Jack to the reader after Matt finishes his story.
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