About Ilan

Ilan Mochari

Ilan Mochari’s Pushcart-nominated debut novel Zinsky the Obscure (Fomite 2013) earned flattering reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, and Booklist. Boston’s NPR station named it one of its ten “Good Reads for the Summer.” The book was also featured in the Boston Globe’s Word on the Street column. Ilan’s short stories, poems, and essays have been widely published, appearing or forthcoming in McSweeney’sHobart, J Journal, Solstice, Juked, Valparaiso Fiction Review, Slate, and elsewhere. He has also received a Literature Artist Fellowship grant from the Somerville Arts Council.