Ilan Mochari’s debut novel, Zinsky the Obscure (Fomite), is available on Amazon, which earned rave reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and Booklist. Boston’s NPR station has named it one of its “Good Reads For The Summer.” His short stories have appeared in Keyhole, Stymie, and Ruthie’s Club. He is a contributor to Cognoscenti, the online magazine for Boston’s NPR Station. He has a B.A. in English from Yale. He used it to wait tables for nine years in the Boston area.