Allan Ishac


Author. Speaker. Storyteller.

Allan’s Debut Novel,
The Mystic In The Mews,
Is Available Now

A Mind-Bending Tale of Miraculous Possibilities In The Mystic In The Mews, an avatar returns to this time and place, post-pandemic, to finish what he started 2600 years before. What he shares with the book’s two young protagonists—that everything they thought they knew was mistaken, and the truth is 180º from all that they’ve ever believed—changes their lives unalterably and forever.

Travel with them as they confront their deepest fears, meet allies they never knew existed, and have experiences that defy all rational explanation, while on an urgent mission to shift the thinking of a world at the brink of self-destruction into a place of powerful and predictable miracles. All before it’s too late.

“A captivating adventure story filled with pearls of wisdom.”
– Carol Howe, best-selling author of Never Forget To Laugh

“Allan knows how to pull the reader in… you’ll want to go along with him on this metaphysical and mystical journey of adventure and awakening.”
— Jon Mundy, Ph.D., author of Missouri Mystic and publisher of Miracles Magazine

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"Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences." – Sylvia Plath
Not only a writer, but a wily
backgammon player.

About Allan

Allan Ishac wrote two regional bestsellers, New York’s 50 Best Places To Find Peace And Quiet and New York’s 50 Best Places To Take Children.

He is also the author of The Guide To Odd New York and created and wrote the Telly Award-winning children’s video series, Hard Hat Harry.

Allan’s debut novel, The Mystic In The Mews: A metaphysical adventure story, was published in Spring of 2024 and inspired by the teachings in A Course In Miracles. Allan has been a student of the Course for more than 35 years, and is a regular contributor to Miracles Magazine

When he’s not getting his hands dirty in his terrace garden, Allan is on a bicycle or sharing uplifting stories of meaningful coincidences with anyone who’s paying attention. Allan proudly lives in New York City—the greatest show on earth.

Classic Guidebooks to a Great City

New York’s 50 Best Places To Find Peace And Quiet

6th Edition – Rizzoli/Universe Publisher

The bestseller that has sold nearly 200,000 copies. “If you’re at wit’s end and frantic for tranquility, relax…you can buy this sweet little book.” – The New York Times

New York’s 50 Best Places To Take Children

4th Edition – Rizzoli/Universe Publisher

The only guidebook of its kind that the Parents League of NY rated “Indispensable.” This beloved bestseller remains the #1 printed source for kid fun in the city.

The Guide To Odd
New York

Unconventional and unexpected, this unique guidebook ventures off the beaten path to a quirkier side of New York. Includes more than 100 offbeat entries and 60 eye-popping photos, proving that NYC is still the capital of kookiness.

Recent Articles

January–February 2023 Miracles Magazine

Becoming ‘Never Years Old’

Be like little children—our greatest teachers

September–October 2022 Miracles Magazine

True Listening Lifts Everyone

Attentive listening is a gift to others with miraculous power in it.

May–June 2022 Miracles Magazine

Pay Attention, Stay Alert, Be Aware—Guidance Is Everywhere

How to find and follow breadcrumbs from beyond to receive help in all we do.

November–December 2021 Miracles Magazine

How an Ex-President Became My Greatest Teacher

Mired in politics, marinating in judgment, it took an unexpected brother to teach me forgiveness

July–August 2021 Miracles Magazine

Lifted Above the Battleground—Over Lunch

A miracle message lifts all above the battleground transforming everyone into winners.

July–August 2024 Miracles Magazine

Dance Me Through The Panic

A yearlong journey into the deep dark altered the direction of Allan’s life in miraculous ways.


Miracle Voices – A Course In Miracles Podcast (ACIM): Ep 54

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