Ilan Mochari has received a Literature Artist Fellowship
grant from the Somerville
Arts Council. Writers Sam Cha and Catherine Nichols are the other
recipients in the literature category.
For his community benefit project, Ilan is conducting three
writing workshops with 3rd - 6th grade students at The
Healey School. All participating students will receive a bound booklet of
the stories, poems, and illustrations created during the workshops.
This program is supported in part by the Somerville Arts
Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts
About Ilan Mochari
Ilan Mochari’s fiction has been published
in Keyhole and honored by Glimmer Train.
He has also written for Inc, Fortune Small Business, and CFO. He has a B.A. in English from Yale University,
where he studied with Harold Bloom and Kate Walbert.
About the Somerville Arts Council
The Somerville Arts Council is the local cultural council
(LCC) for the City of
About the Massachusetts Cultural
The Massachusetts Cultural Council promotes excellence, access, education and
diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences, in order to
improve the quality of life for all Massachusetts
residents and contribute to the economic vitality of our communities.
The MCC is committed to building a central place for arts and culture in the
everyday lives of communities across the Commonwealth. The Council pursues this
mission through a combination of grants, services, and advocacy for cultural
organizations, schools, communities, and artists.
of Literature Artist Fellowship grants
Mary Alexandra Agner
Hannah Jane Bottomy