Isaac Fellman

headshot of Isaac Fellman
Photo by Sarah Jung

Isaac Fellman is the author of Dead Collections, out on February 22, 2022 from Penguin Books. His novella The Two Doctors Górski is also forthcoming from tordotcom.

Isaac is named for a Loud Family song, and for the concept of laughter.

In daily life, Isaac is an archivist.

Website by Julian K. Jarboe

The Breath of the Sun, Isaac's debut novel about mountain climbing and toxic friendship, won the 2019 Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror. It was originally published under the name Rachel Fellman.

You can read Strange Horizons' review of it here, and Publishers Weekly's starred review here.

Dead Collections is a trans vampire archivist love story.

The Two Doctors Górski is a magic academia hate story.


Isaac has a newsletter and a Twitter.

You can email him, or contact his agent, Kate McKean of Morhaim Literary.

For Dead Collections publicity inquiries, please contact Julia Rickard at Penguin Random House.